Object NGC 2178 is located exactly in the center of the picture.
|NGC 2178 - galaxy in the constellation Pictoris|
Type: E1 - elliptical galaxy
The angular dimensions: 0.90'x0.9'
magnitude: V=12.9m; B=13.9m
The surface brightness: 12.8 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 6h2m47.5s; Dec= -63°45'50"
redshift (z): 0.026882
The distance from the Sun to NGC 2178: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 113.5 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 2178 : PGC 18322, ESO 86-53
Nearby objects: NGC 2176
, NGC 2177
, NGC 2179
, NGC 2180
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