NGC 6782

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NGC 6782
NGC 6782HSTfull.jpg
A Hubble Space Telescope (HST) image of NGC 6782.
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Pavo
Right ascension 19h 23m 57.2s[1]
Declination −59° 55′ 21″[1]
Redshift 3920 ± 14 km/s[1]
Distance 183 Mly
Apparent magnitude (V) 11.8[1]
Type (R')SB(r)0/a[1]
Apparent size (V) 2′.2 × 1′.4[1]
Other designations
PGC 63168[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 6782 is a barred spiral galaxy located in the constellation Pavo. In the Catalogue of Named Galaxies, it is called Amygdala Pavonis, or the almond galaxy.[2] The galaxy exhibits two distinct ring structures.

Structure of NGC 6782

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 6782. Retrieved 2007-03-30. 
  2. ^ Bodifee, Gerard. "Catalogue of One Thousand Named Galaxies" (PDF). Retrieved 21 May 2017.