|Object NGC 2996 is located exactly in the center of the picture.
|NGC 2996 - galaxy in the constellation Hydrae|
Type: S0-a - lenticular galaxy
The angular dimensions: 1.50'x1.3'
magnitude: V=12.7m; B=13.6m
The surface brightness: 13.3 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 9h46m30.2s; Dec= -21°34'16"
redshift (z): 0.029270
The distance from the Sun to NGC 2996: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 123.6 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 2996 : PGC 28049, ESO 566-12, MCG -3-25-22
Nearby objects: NGC 2994
, NGC 2995
, NGC 2997
, NGC 2998
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