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NGC 5978

NGC 5978
Object NGC 5978 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 5978 - galaxy in the constellation Librae
Type: Sa - spiral galaxy
The angular dimensions: 0.80'x0.7'
magnitude: V=14.0m; B=14.9m
The surface brightness: 13.2 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 15h42m27.1s; Dec= -13°14'2"
redshift (z): 0.024357
The distance from the Sun to NGC 5978: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 102.9 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 5978 : PGC 55838, MCG -2-40-2, NPM1G -13.0488

Nearby objects: NGC 5976, NGC 5977, NGC 5979, NGC 5980

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