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NGC 5972

NGC 5972
Object NGC 5972 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 5972 - galaxy in the constellation Serpentis
Type: S0-a - lenticular galaxy
The angular dimensions: 1.00'x0.7'
magnitude: V=13.6m; B=14.5m
The surface brightness: 13.4 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 15h38m54.1s; Dec= 17°1'34"
redshift (z): 0.029741
The distance from the Sun to NGC 5972: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 125.6 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 5972 : PGC 55684, UGC 9946, MCG 3-40-16, CGCG 107-18

Nearby objects: NGC 5970, NGC 5971, NGC 5973, NGC 5974

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