Object NGC 3940 is located exactly in the center of the picture.
|NGC 3940 - galaxy in the constellation Leonis|
Type: E1 - elliptical galaxy
The angular dimensions: 1.70'x1.6'
magnitude: V=12.8m; B=13.8m
The surface brightness: 13.9 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 11h52m46.5s; Dec= 20°59'23"
redshift (z): 0.021415
The distance from the Sun to NGC 3940: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 90.5 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 3940 : PGC 37224, UGC 6852, MCG 4-28-82, CGCG 127-89
Nearby objects: NGC 3938
, NGC 3939
, NGC 3941
, NGC 3942
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