|Object NGC 6257 is located exactly in the center of the picture.
|NGC 6257 - galaxy in the constellation Herculis|
Type: S - spiral galaxy
The angular dimensions: 0.80'x0.2'
magnitude: V=15.1m; B=15.9m
The surface brightness: 13.4 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 16h56m3.4s; Dec= 39°38'46"
redshift (z): 0.015651
The distance from the Sun to NGC 6257: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 66.1 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 6257 : PGC 59274, CGCG 225-12
Nearby objects: NGC 6255
, NGC 6256
, NGC 6258
, NGC 6259
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