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NGC 6053

NGC 6053
Object NGC 6053 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 6053 - galaxy in the constellation Herculis
Type: E2 - elliptical galaxy
The angular dimensions: 0.60'x0.5'
magnitude: V=14.7m; B=15.7m
The surface brightness: 13.4 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 16h5m39.5s; Dec= 18°9'53"
redshift (z): 0.035341
The distance from the Sun to NGC 6053: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 149.3 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 6053 : PGC 57090, NGC 6057, MCG 3-41-106, NPM1G +18.0472, CGCG 108-130, DRCG 34-120

Nearby objects: NGC 6052-2, NGC 6052-1, NGC 6054, NGC 6055

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