|Object NGC 1172 is located exactly in the center of the picture.
|NGC 1172 - galaxy in the constellation Eridani|
Type: E3 - elliptical galaxy
The angular dimensions: 2.30'x1.7'
magnitude: V=11.9m; B=12.7m
The surface brightness: 13.3 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 3h1m36s; Dec= -14°50'12"
redshift (z): 0.005567
The distance from the Sun to NGC 1172: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 23.5 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 1172 : PGC 11420, MCG -3-8-59
Nearby objects: NGC 1170
, NGC 1171
, NGC 1173
, NGC 1174
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