Object NGC 2256 is located exactly in the center of the picture.
|NGC 2256 - galaxy in the constellation Camelopardalis|
Type: E/SB0 - spiral galaxy with bar
The angular dimensions: 2.30'x2.0'
magnitude: V=12.5m; B=13.5m
The surface brightness: 14.0 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 6h47m14.2s; Dec= 74°14'13"
redshift (z): 0.017519
The distance from the Sun to NGC 2256: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 74.0 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 2256 : PGC 19602, UGC 3519, MCG 12-7-15, CGCG 330-14
Nearby objects: NGC 2254
, NGC 2255
, NGC 2257
, NGC 2258
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