|Object NGC 4278 is located exactly in the center of the picture.
|NGC 4278 - galaxy in the constellation Comae Berenices|
Type: E1 - elliptical galaxy
The angular dimensions: 3.80'x3.8'
magnitude: V=10.2m; B=11.1m
The surface brightness: 13.1 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 12h20m6.7s; Dec= 29°16'49"
redshift (z): 0.002165
The distance from the Sun to NGC 4278: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 9.1 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 4278 : PGC 39764, UGC 7386, MCG 5-29-62, CGCG 158-77, IRAS 12175+2933
Nearby objects: NGC 4276
, NGC 4277
, NGC 4279
, NGC 4280
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