Object NGC 4240 is located exactly in the center of the picture.
|NGC 4240 - galaxy in the constellation Virginis|
Type: E1 - elliptical galaxy
The angular dimensions: 1.30'x1.2'
magnitude: V=12.3m; B=13.3m
The surface brightness: 12.7 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 12h17m24.3s; Dec= -9°57'6"
redshift (z): 0.006638
The distance from the Sun to NGC 4240: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 28.0 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 4240 : PGC 39411, NGC 4243, MCG -2-31-29
Nearby objects: NGC 4238
, NGC 4239
, NGC 4241
, NGC 4242
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