|Object NGC 2956 is located exactly in the center of the picture.
|NGC 2956 - galaxy in the constellation Hydrae|
Type: Sb - spiral galaxy
The angular dimensions: 0.90'x0.3'
magnitude: V=14.2m; B=15.0m
The surface brightness: 12.6 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 9h39m16.9s; Dec= -19°6'4"
redshift (z): 0.032149
The distance from the Sun to NGC 2956: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 135.8 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 2956 : PGC 27531, ESO 565-34, IRAS 09369-1852
Nearby objects: NGC 2954
, NGC 2955
, NGC 2957B
, NGC 2957A
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