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NGC 946

NGC 946
Object NGC 946 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 946 - galaxy in the constellation Andromedae
Type: S0 - lenticular galaxy
The angular dimensions: 1.50'x1.0'
magnitude: V=13.2m; B=14.2m
The surface brightness: 13.4 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 2h30m38.4s; Dec= 42°13'59"
redshift (z): 0.019253
The distance from the Sun to NGC 946: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 81.3 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 946 : PGC 9556, UGC 1979, MCG 7-6-26, CGCG 539-34, NPM1G +42.0091

Nearby objects: NGC 944, NGC 945, NGC 947, NGC 948

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