Object NGC 5240 is located exactly in the center of the picture.
|NGC 5240 - galaxy in the constellation Canum Venaticorum|
Type: SBc - spiral galaxy with bar
The angular dimensions: 1.90'x1.4'
magnitude: V=13.1m; B=13.8m
The surface brightness: 14.0 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 13h35m55.1s; Dec= 35°35'18"
redshift (z): 0.007452
The distance from the Sun to NGC 5240: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 31.5 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 5240 : PGC 47971, UGC 8587, MCG 6-30-56, CGCG 190-34
Nearby objects: NGC 5238-1
, NGC 5239
, NGC 5241
, NGC 5242
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