|Object NGC 3261 is located exactly in the center of the picture.
|NGC 3261 - galaxy in the constellation Velorum|
Type: SBbc - spiral galaxy with bar
The angular dimensions: 3.50'x2.8'
magnitude: V=11.2m; B=12.0m
The surface brightness: 13.5 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 10h29m1.4s; Dec= -44°39'27"
redshift (z): 0.008549
The distance from the Sun to NGC 3261: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 36.1 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 3261 : PGC 30868, ESO 263-40, MCG -7-22-15, AM 1026-442, IRAS 10268-4423
Nearby objects: NGC 3259
, NGC 3260
, NGC 3262
, NGC 3263
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