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NGC 5940

NGC 5940
Object NGC 5940 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 5940 - galaxy in the constellation Serpentis
Type: SBab - spiral galaxy with bar
The angular dimensions: 0.80'x0.8'
magnitude: V=13.4m; B=14.2m
The surface brightness: 12.8 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 15h31m18.2s; Dec= 7°27'27"
redshift (z): 0.033930
The distance from the Sun to NGC 5940: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 143.3 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 5940 : PGC 55295, UGC 9876, MCG 1-39-25, CGCG 50-7, IRAS 15288+0737

Nearby objects: NGC 5938, NGC 5939, NGC 5941, NGC 5942

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