|Object NGC 6255 is located exactly in the center of the picture.
|NGC 6255 - galaxy in the constellation Herculis|
Type: SBc - spiral galaxy with bar
The angular dimensions: 3.60'x1.5'
magnitude: V=12.8m; B=13.5m
The surface brightness: 14.5 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 16h54m47.4s; Dec= 36°30'6"
redshift (z): 0.003065
The distance from the Sun to NGC 6255: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 12.9 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 6255 : PGC 59244, UGC 10606, MCG 6-37-14, CGCG 197-18, IRAS 16530+3634, KUG 1653+365, KARA 775, Z 1653.0+3635
Nearby objects: NGC 6253
, NGC 6254
, NGC 6256
, NGC 6257
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