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NGC 6740

NGC 6740
Object NGC 6740 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 6740 - galaxy in the constellation Lyrae
Type: Sb - spiral galaxy
The angular dimensions: 0.90'x0.8'
magnitude: V=13.9m; B=14.7m
The surface brightness: 13.3 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 19h0m50.5s; Dec= 28°46'16"
redshift (z): 0.014530
The distance from the Sun to NGC 6740: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 61.4 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 6740 : PGC 62675, UGC 11388, MCG 5-45-1, IRAS 18587+2841

Nearby objects: NGC 6738, NGC 6739, NGC 6741, NGC 6742

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