|Object NGC 6301 is located exactly in the center of the picture.
|NGC 6301 - galaxy in the constellation Herculis|
Type: Sc - spiral galaxy
The angular dimensions: 1.80'x1.1'
magnitude: V=13.4m; B=14.1m
The surface brightness: 14.0 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 17h8m32.7s; Dec= 42°20'21"
redshift (z): 0.027833
The distance from the Sun to NGC 6301: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 117.6 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 6301 : PGC 59681, IC 4643, UGC 10723, MCG 7-35-34, CGCG 225-49, IRAS 17069+4224
Nearby objects: NGC 6299
, NGC 6300
, NGC 6302
, NGC 6303
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