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NGC 240

NGC 240
Object NGC 240 is located exactly in the center of the picture.
NGC 240 - galaxy in the constellation Piscium
Type: S0-a - lenticular galaxy
The angular dimensions: 1.20'x1.2'
magnitude: V=13.7m; B=14.6m
The surface brightness: 14.0 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 0h45m1.9s; Dec= 6°6'46"
redshift (z): 0.040825
The distance from the Sun to NGC 240: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 172.4 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 240 : PGC 2653, UGC 473, MCG 1-3-1, CGCG 410-3

Nearby objects: NGC 238, NGC 239, NGC 241, NGC 242

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Nikolay Kurdyapin, astro-map.com  
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