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NGC 5966

NGC 5966
Object NGC 5966 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 5966 - galaxy in the constellation Bootis
Type: E4 - elliptical galaxy
The angular dimensions: 1.80'x1.1'
magnitude: V=12.2m; B=13.1m
The surface brightness: 13.0 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 15h35m52.2s; Dec= 39°46'9"
redshift (z): 0.014924
The distance from the Sun to NGC 5966: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 63.0 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 5966 : PGC 55552, UGC 9923, MCG 7-32-32, CGCG 222-28, near SAO 64799/64800

Nearby objects: NGC 5965-1, NGC 5965-2, NGC 5967, NGC 5967A

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