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NGC 540

NGC 540
Object NGC 540 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 540 - galaxy in the constellation Ceti
Type: SB0 - spiral galaxy with bar
The angular dimensions: 0.90'x0.4'
magnitude: V=14.5m; B=15.5m
The surface brightness: 13.3 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 1h27m8.8s; Dec= -20°2'12"
redshift (z): 0.033700
The distance from the Sun to NGC 540: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 142.3 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 540 : PGC 5410, ESO 542-12, NPM1G -20.0055

Nearby objects: NGC 538, NGC 539, NGC 541, NGC 542

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