Object NGC 278 is located exactly in the center of the picture.
|NGC 278 - galaxy in the constellation Cassiopeiae|
Type: SBb - spiral galaxy with bar
The angular dimensions: 2.10'x2.0'
magnitude: V=10.8m; B=11.5m
The surface brightness: 12.2 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 0h52m4.5s; Dec= 47°33'3"
redshift (z): 0.002090
The distance from the Sun to NGC 278: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 8.8 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 278 : PGC 3051, UGC 528, MCG 8-2-16, CGCG 550-16, IRAS 00492+4716
Nearby objects: NGC 276
, NGC 277
, NGC 279
, NGC 280
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