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NGC 6172

NGC 6172
Object NGC 6172 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 6172 - galaxy in the constellation Serpentis
Type: E0 - elliptical galaxy
The angular dimensions: 0.80'x0.8'
magnitude: V=12.8m; B=13.8m
The surface brightness: 12.4 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 16h22m10.2s; Dec= -1°30'51"
redshift (z): 0.016708
The distance from the Sun to NGC 6172: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 70.6 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 6172 : PGC 57937, IC 1213, UGC 10352, MCG 0-42-3, CGCG 24-9, NPM1G -01.0494

Nearby objects: NGC 6170, NGC 6171, NGC 6173, NGC 6174

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