|Object NGC 4956 is located exactly in the center of the picture.
|NGC 4956 - galaxy in the constellation Canum Venaticorum|
Type: S0 - lenticular galaxy
The angular dimensions: 1.50'x1.5'
magnitude: V=12.4m; B=13.3m
The surface brightness: 13.1 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 13h5m1s; Dec= 35°10'40"
redshift (z): 0.015844
The distance from the Sun to NGC 4956: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 66.9 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 4956 : PGC 45236, UGC 8177, MCG 6-29-25, CGCG 189-17
Nearby objects: NGC 4954
, NGC 4955
, NGC 4957
, NGC 4958
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