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NGC 5556

NGC 5556
Object NGC 5556 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 5556 - galaxy in the constellation Hydrae
Type: SBcd - spiral galaxy with bar
The angular dimensions: 4.10'x3.3'
magnitude: V=11.8m; B=12.5m
The surface brightness: 14.4 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 14h20m34s; Dec= -29°14'29"
redshift (z): 0.004617
The distance from the Sun to NGC 5556: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 19.5 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 5556 : PGC 51245, ESO 446-50, MCG -5-34-9, UGCA 389, IRAS 14176-2901, DDO 243, AM 1417-290

Nearby objects: NGC 5554, NGC 5555, NGC 5557, NGC 5558

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