Object NGC 979 is located exactly in the center of the picture.
|NGC 979 - galaxy in the constellation Eridani|
Type: SB0 - spiral galaxy with bar
The angular dimensions: 0.90'x0.7'
magnitude: V=12.7m; B=13.7m
The surface brightness: 12.1 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 2h31m38.7s; Dec= -44°31'27"
redshift (z): 0.017829
The distance from the Sun to NGC 979: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 75.3 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 979 : PGC 9614, ESO 246-23, MCG -7-6-14, AM 0229-444, PRC C-14
Nearby objects: NGC 978B
, NGC 978A
, NGC 980
, NGC 981
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