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NGC 6159

NGC 6159
Object NGC 6159 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 6159 - galaxy in the constellation Herculis
Type: E-S0 -
The angular dimensions: 1.40'x1.0'
magnitude: V=14.2m; B=15.2m
The surface brightness: 14.4 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 16h27m25.1s; Dec= 42°40'49"
redshift (z): 0.031472
The distance from the Sun to NGC 6159: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 132.9 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 6159 : PGC 58185, UGC 10397, MCG 7-34-38, CGCG 224-29, NPM1G +42.0441

Nearby objects: NGC 6157, NGC 6158, NGC 6160, NGC 6161

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