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NGC 6221

NGC 6221
Object NGC 6221 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 6221 - galaxy in the constellation Arae
Type: SBc - spiral galaxy with bar
The angular dimensions: 3.50'x2.5'
magnitude: V=9.9m; B=10.7m
The surface brightness: 12.1 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 16h52m46.1s; Dec= -59°13'6"
redshift (z): 0.004999
The distance from the Sun to NGC 6221: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 21.1 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 6221 : PGC 59175, ESO 138-3, AM 1648-590, IRAS 16484-5908

Nearby objects: NGC 6219, NGC 6220, NGC 6222, NGC 6223

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