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NGC 3979

NGC 3979
Object NGC 3979 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 3979 - galaxy in the constellation Virginis
Type: S0 - lenticular galaxy
The angular dimensions: 1.10'x0.9'
magnitude: V=12.9m; B=13.9m
The surface brightness: 12.8 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 11h56m1.1s; Dec= -2°43'14"
redshift (z): 0.019887
The distance from the Sun to NGC 3979: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 84.0 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 3979 : PGC 37488, IC 2976, UGC 6907, MCG 0-31-3, CGCG 13-5

Nearby objects: NGC 3977, NGC 3978, NGC 3980, NGC 3981

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