|Object NGC 1379 is located exactly in the center of the picture.
|NGC 1379 - galaxy in the constellation Fornacis|
Type: E0 - elliptical galaxy
The angular dimensions: 2.40'x2.3'
magnitude: V=10.9m; B=11.8m
The surface brightness: 12.8 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 3h36m3.8s; Dec= -35°26'27"
redshift (z): 0.004416
The distance from the Sun to NGC 1379: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 18.7 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 1379 : PGC 13299, ESO 358-27, MCG -6-9-1, FCC 161
Nearby objects: NGC 1377
, NGC 1378
, NGC 1380
, NGC 1380A
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