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NGC 6331

NGC 6331
Object NGC 6331 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 6331 - galaxy in the constellation Ursae Minoris
Type: E3 - elliptical galaxy
The angular dimensions: 0.60'x0.4'
magnitude: V=14.4m; B=15.4m
The surface brightness: 12.9 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 17h3m34.3s; Dec= 78°37'47"
redshift (z): 0.056469
The distance from the Sun to NGC 6331: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 238.5 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 6331 : PGC 59513, MCG 13-12-15, CGCG 355-24, DRCG 35-49

Nearby objects: NGC 6329, NGC 6330, NGC 6332, NGC 6333

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