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NGC 2959

NGC 2959
Object NGC 2959 is located exactly in the center of the picture.
NGC 2959 - galaxy in the constellation Ursae Majoris
Type: SBb/P - spiral galaxy with bar
The angular dimensions: 1.30'x1.3'
magnitude: V=12.8m; B=13.6m
The surface brightness: 13.2 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 9h45m8.9s; Dec= 68°35'42"
redshift (z): 0.014774
The distance from the Sun to NGC 2959: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 62.4 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 2959 : PGC 27939, UGC 5202, MCG 12-9-62, CGCG 332-61, KCPG 211A, IRAS 09409+6849

Nearby objects: NGC 2957, NGC 2958, NGC 2960, NGC 2961

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Nikolay Kurdyapin, astro-map.com  
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