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NGC 2979

NGC 2979
Object NGC 2979 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 2979 - galaxy in the constellation Sextantis
Type: Sa - spiral galaxy
The angular dimensions: 1.50'x1.0'
magnitude: V=12.3m; B=13.2m
The surface brightness: 12.5 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 9h43m8.6s; Dec= -10°22'59"
redshift (z): 0.009073
The distance from the Sun to NGC 2979: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 38.3 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 2979 : PGC 27795, NGC 3050, MCG -2-25-12, IRAS 09407-1009

Nearby objects: NGC 2977, NGC 2978, NGC 2980, NGC 2981

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