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NGC 4478

NGC 4478
Object NGC 4478 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 4478 - galaxy in the constellation Virginis
Type: E2 - elliptical galaxy
The angular dimensions: 1.80'x1.5'
magnitude: V=11.5m; B=12.4m
The surface brightness: 12.7 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 12h30m17.3s; Dec= 12°19'43"
redshift (z): 0.004500
The distance from the Sun to NGC 4478: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 19.0 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 4478 : PGC 41297, UGC 7645, MCG 2-32-99, CGCG 70-133, VCC 1279

Nearby objects: NGC 4476, NGC 4477, NGC 4479, NGC 4480

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