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NGC 6291

NGC 6291
Object NGC 6291 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 6291 - galaxy in the constellation Draconis
Type: SBb - spiral galaxy with bar
The angular dimensions: 0.70'x0.4'
magnitude: V=14.0m; B=14.8m
The surface brightness: 12.7 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 17h0m56s; Dec= 58°56'16"
redshift (z): 0.017322
The distance from the Sun to NGC 6291: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 73.2 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 6291 : PGC 59435, MCG 10-24-86, CGCG 299-42

Nearby objects: NGC 6289, NGC 6290, NGC 6292, NGC 6293

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