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NGC 3079

NGC 3079
Object NGC 3079 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 3079 - galaxy in the constellation Ursae Majoris
Type: SBc - spiral galaxy with bar
The angular dimensions: 8.10'x1.3'
magnitude: V=10.9m; B=11.5m
The surface brightness: 13.4 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 10h1m57.7s; Dec= 55°40'53"
redshift (z): 0.003723
The distance from the Sun to NGC 3079: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 15.7 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 3079 : PGC 29050, UGC 5387, MCG 9-17-10, CGCG 266-8, IRAS 09585+5555

Nearby objects: NGC 3077, NGC 3078, NGC 3080, NGC 3081

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