|Object NGC 6300 is located exactly in the center of the picture.
|NGC 6300 - galaxy in the constellation Arae|
Type: SBb - spiral galaxy with bar
The angular dimensions: 4.30'x2.8'
magnitude: V=10.2m; B=11.0m
The surface brightness: 12.8 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 17h16m59.7s; Dec= -62°49'13"
redshift (z): 0.003699
The distance from the Sun to NGC 6300: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 15.6 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 6300 : PGC 60001, ESO 101-25, VV 734, IRAS 17123-6245
Nearby objects: NGC 6298
, NGC 6299
, NGC 6301
, NGC 6302
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