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NGC 2556

NGC 2556
Object NGC 2556 is located exactly in the center of the picture.
NGC 2556 - galaxy in the constellation Cancri
Type: S0 - lenticular galaxy
The angular dimensions: 0.40'x0.2'
magnitude: V=14.5m; B=15.5m
The surface brightness: 12.5 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 8h19m0.8s; Dec= 20°56'15"
redshift (z): 0.015461
The distance from the Sun to NGC 2556: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 65.3 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 2556 : PGC 23325, CGCG 119-45, NPM1G +21.0177

Nearby objects: NGC 2554, NGC 2555, NGC 2557, NGC 2558

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Nikolay Kurdyapin, astro-map.com  
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