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NGC 5551

NGC 5551
Object NGC 5551 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 5551 - galaxy in the constellation Virginis
Type: E3 - elliptical galaxy
The angular dimensions: 0.40'x0.3'
magnitude: V=14.2m; B=15.2m
The surface brightness: 12.0 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 14h18m54.8s; Dec= 5°27'4"
redshift (z): 0.025011
The distance from the Sun to NGC 5551: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 105.6 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 5551 : PGC 51139, MCG 1-36-37, CGCG 47-3, IRAS 14164+0540

Nearby objects: NGC 5549, NGC 5550, NGC 5552, NGC 5553

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