|Object NGC 5996 is located exactly in the center of the picture.
|NGC 5996 - galaxy in the constellation Serpentis|
Type: Sc - spiral galaxy
The angular dimensions: 1.70'x0.9'
magnitude: V=12.8m; B=13.2m
The surface brightness: 13.1 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 15h46m58.9s; Dec= 17°53'2"
redshift (z): 0.010998
The distance from the Sun to NGC 5996: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 46.5 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 5996 : PGC 56023, UGC 10033, MCG 3-40-39, MK 691, IRAS 15447+1802, CGCG 107-36, VV 16, Arp 72, KCPG 472B
Nearby objects: NGC 5994
, NGC 5995
, NGC 5997
, NGC 5998
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