|Object NGC 6278 is located exactly in the center of the picture.
|NGC 6278 - galaxy in the constellation Herculis|
Type: S0 - lenticular galaxy
The angular dimensions: 2.10'x1.2'
magnitude: V=12.4m; B=13.4m
The surface brightness: 13.2 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 17h0m50.2s; Dec= 23°0'40"
redshift (z): 0.009306
The distance from the Sun to NGC 6278: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 39.3 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 6278 : PGC 59426, UGC 10656, MCG 4-40-11, CGCG 139-29
Nearby objects: NGC 6276
, NGC 6277
, NGC 6279
, NGC 6280-2
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