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NGC 6340

NGC 6340
Object NGC 6340 is located exactly in the center of the picture.

NGC 6340 - galaxy in the constellation Draconis
Type: S0-a - lenticular galaxy
The angular dimensions: 3.00'x2.8'
magnitude: V=11.0m; B=11.9m
The surface brightness: 13.3 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 17h10m23.9s; Dec= 72°18'17"
redshift (z): 0.003996
The distance from the Sun to NGC 6340: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 16.9 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 6340 : PGC 59742, UGC 10762, MCG 12-16-23, CGCG 339-31

Nearby objects: NGC 6338, NGC 6339, NGC 6341, NGC 6342

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