|Object NGC 6303 is located exactly in the center of the picture.
|NGC 6303 - galaxy in the constellation Draconis|
Type: E4 - elliptical galaxy
The angular dimensions: 1.30'x0.8'
magnitude: V=13.7m; B=14.7m
The surface brightness: 13.8 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 17h5m2.8s; Dec= 68°49'40"
redshift (z): 0.040501
The distance from the Sun to NGC 6303: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 171.1 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 6303 : PGC 59573, UGC 10711, MCG 12-16-17, CGCG 321-13
Nearby objects: NGC 6301
, NGC 6302
, NGC 6304
, NGC 6305
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