|Object NGC 5959 is located exactly in the center of the picture.
|NGC 5959 - galaxy in the constellation Librae|
Type: E2 - elliptical galaxy
The angular dimensions: 2.00'x1.7'
magnitude: V=13.4m; B=14.4m
The surface brightness: 14.6 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 15h37m22.3s; Dec= -16°35'46"
redshift (z): 0.024003
The distance from the Sun to NGC 5959: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 101.4 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 5959 : PGC 55625, MCG -3-40-2, NPM1G -16.0490
Nearby objects: NGC 5957
, NGC 5958
, NGC 5960
, NGC 5961
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