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NGC 3159

NGC 3159
Object NGC 3159 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 3159 - galaxy in the constellation Leonis Minoris
Type: E2 - elliptical galaxy
The angular dimensions: 1.20'x0.9'
magnitude: V=13.6m; B=14.6m
The surface brightness: 15.2 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 10h13m52.8s; Dec= 38°39'18"
redshift (z): 0.022696
The distance from the Sun to NGC 3159: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 95.9 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 3159 : PGC 29825, MCG 7-21-21, CGCG 211-23, NPM1G +38.0190

Nearby objects: NGC 3157, NGC 3158, NGC 3160, NGC 3161

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