|Object NGC 6261 is located exactly in the center of the picture.
|NGC 6261 - galaxy in the constellation Herculis|
Type: S0-a - lenticular galaxy
The angular dimensions: 1.20'x0.5'
magnitude: V=14.0m; B=14.9m
The surface brightness: 13.4 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 16h56m30.4s; Dec= 27°58'41"
redshift (z): 0.035391
The distance from the Sun to NGC 6261: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 149.5 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 6261 : PGC 59286, UGC 10617, MCG 5-40-6, CGCG 169-13, NPM1G +28.0390
Nearby objects: NGC 6259
, NGC 6260
, NGC 6262
, NGC 6263
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