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NGC 6251

NGC 6251
Object NGC 6251 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 6251 - galaxy in the constellation Ursae Minoris
Type: E2 - elliptical galaxy
The angular dimensions: 1.80'x1.5'
magnitude: V=12.6m; B=13.6m
The surface brightness: 13.7 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 16h32m31.8s; Dec= 82°32'18"
redshift (z): 0.024710
The distance from the Sun to NGC 6251: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 104.4 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 6251 : PGC 58472, UGC 10501, MCG 14-8-10, CGCG 367-13, NPM1G +82.0085

Nearby objects: NGC 6249, NGC 6250, NGC 6252, NGC 6253

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