|Object NGC 5879 is located exactly in the center of the picture.
|NGC 5879 - galaxy in the constellation Draconis|
Type: Sbc -
The angular dimensions: 4.20'x1.3'
magnitude: V=11.6m; B=12.2m
The surface brightness: 13.3 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 15h9m46.8s; Dec= 57°0'2"
redshift (z): 0.002575
The distance from the Sun to NGC 5879: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 10.9 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 5879 : PGC 54117, UGC 9753, MCG 10-22-1, CGCG 297-4, IRAS 15084+5711
Nearby objects: NGC 5877
, NGC 5878
, NGC 5880
, NGC 5881
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