|Object NGC 879 is located exactly in the center of the picture.
|NGC 879 - galaxy in the constellation Ceti|
Type: Irr - irregular-shaped galaxy
The angular dimensions: 0.70'x0.6'
magnitude: V=14.7m; B=15.3m
The surface brightness: 13.6 mag/arcmin2
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 2h16m51.3s; Dec= -8°57'49"
redshift (z): 0.013234
The distance from the Sun to NGC 879: based on the amount of redshift (z) - 55.9 Mpc;
Other names of the object NGC 879 : PGC 8705, KUG 0214-091
Nearby objects: NGC 877
, NGC 878
, NGC 880
, NGC 881
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