Object NGC 3872 is located exactly in the center of the picture.
|NGC 3872 - galaxy in the constellation Leonis|
Type: E5 - elliptical galaxy
The angular dimensions: 1.90'x1.2'
magnitude: V=11.7m; B=12.7m
The surface brightness: 12.6 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 11h45m48.9s; Dec= 13°46'0"
redshift (z): 0.010627
The distance from the Sun to NGC 3872: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 44.9 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 3872 : PGC 36678, UGC 6738, MCG 2-30-33, CGCG 68-60
Nearby objects: NGC 3870
, NGC 3871
, NGC 3873
, NGC 3874
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