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NGC 720

NGC 720
Object NGC 720 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 720 - galaxy in the constellation Ceti
Type: E5 - elliptical galaxy
The angular dimensions: 4.70'x2.4'
magnitude: V=10.2m; B=11.2m
The surface brightness: 12.8 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 1h53m0.4s; Dec= -13°44'19"
redshift (z): 0.005821
The distance from the Sun to NGC 720: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 24.6 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 720 : PGC 6983, MCG -2-5-68

Nearby objects: NGC 718, NGC 719, NGC 721, NGC 722

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