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NGC 6240

NGC 6240
Object NGC 6240 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 6240 - galaxy in the constellation Ophiuchi
Type: E? -
The angular dimensions: 2.10'x1.0'
magnitude: V=12.9m; B=13.8m
The surface brightness: 13.8 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 16h52m58.8s; Dec= 2°24'11"
redshift (z): 0.024480
The distance from the Sun to NGC 6240: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 103.4 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 6240 : PGC 59186, IC 4625, UGC 10592, MCG 0-43-4, IRAS 16504+0228, CGCG 25-11, PRC D-28, VV 617

Nearby objects: NGC 6238, NGC 6239, NGC 6241, NGC 6242

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