|Object NGC 4946 is located exactly in the center of the picture.
|NGC 4946 - galaxy in the constellation Centauri|
Type: E3 - elliptical galaxy
The angular dimensions: 1.60'x1.2'
magnitude: V=12.4m; B=13.5m
The surface brightness: 13.0 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 13h5m29.2s; Dec= -43°35'30"
redshift (z): 0.010270
The distance from the Sun to NGC 4946: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 43.4 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 4946 : PGC 45283, ESO 269-45, MCG -7-27-30, DCL 489
Nearby objects: NGC 4945A
, NGC 4945
, NGC 4947A
, NGC 4947
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