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NGC 4940

NGC 4940
Object NGC 4940 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 4940 - galaxy in the constellation Centauri
Type: Sa - spiral galaxy
The angular dimensions: 1.00'x1.0'
magnitude: V=12.3m; B=13.1m
The surface brightness: 13.2 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 13h5m0.2s; Dec= -47°14'13"
redshift (z): 0.016965
The distance from the Sun to NGC 4940: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 71.7 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 4940 : PGC 45235, ESO 269-42, IRAS 13021-4658

Nearby objects: NGC 4938, NGC 4939, NGC 4941, NGC 4942

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