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NGC 6140

NGC 6140
Object NGC 6140 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 6140 - galaxy in the constellation Draconis
Type: SBc/P - spiral galaxy with bar
The angular dimensions: 6.30'x4.6'
magnitude: V=11.3m; B=11.8m
The surface brightness: 14.8 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 16h20m57s; Dec= 65°23'24"
redshift (z): 0.003035
The distance from the Sun to NGC 6140: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 12.8 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 6140 : PGC 57886, UGC 10359, MCG 11-20-12, CGCG 320-25, IRAS 16206+6530

Nearby objects: NGC 6138, NGC 6139, NGC 6141, NGC 6142

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