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NGC 5956

NGC 5956
Object NGC 5956 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 5956 - galaxy in the constellation Serpentis
Type: Sc - spiral galaxy
The angular dimensions: 1.60'x1.6'
magnitude: V=12.3m; B=13.0m
The surface brightness: 13.2 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 15h34m58.5s; Dec= 11°45'1"
redshift (z): 0.006334
The distance from the Sun to NGC 5956: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 26.8 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 5956 : PGC 55501, UGC 9908, MCG 2-40-3, CGCG 78-17, IRAS 15326+1154

Nearby objects: NGC 5954, NGC 5955, NGC 5957, NGC 5958

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