|Object NGC 5973 is located exactly in the center of the picture.
|NGC 5973 - galaxy in the constellation Librae|
Type: S0-a - lenticular galaxy
The angular dimensions: 0.90'x0.3'
magnitude: V=14.4m; B=15.3m
The surface brightness: 12.9 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 15h40m15.6s; Dec= -8°36'3"
redshift (z): 0.012185
The distance from the Sun to NGC 5973: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 51.5 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 5973 : PGC 55757
Nearby objects: NGC 5971
, NGC 5972
, NGC 5974
, NGC 5975
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