NGC 1058

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NGC 1058
NGC 1058 GALEX.jpg
NGC 1058 on GALEX sky survey
Credit: NASA/GALEX/WikiSky
Observation data
Epoch J2000
Constellation Perseus
Right ascension 02h 43m 30.24s[1]
Declination +37° 20′ 27.2″[1]
Apparent dimension (V) 3.801 x 3.715 moa[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 11.82[2]
Characteristics
Type SA(rs)c[2]
Astrometry
Heliocentric radial velocity 518 ± 1[2]km/s
Redshift 0.001728 ± 0.000003[2]
Galactocentric velocity 629 ± 5[2] km/s
Distance 27.4 ± 4 Mly (8.40 ± 1.23 Mpc)
Other designations
UGC 2193,[2] PCG 10314,[2] CGCG 523-096,[2] MCG +06-07-001[2]

NGC 1058 is a Seyfert Type 2 galaxy in the Perseus constellation. It is approximately 27.4 million light years from Earth and has an apparent magnitude of 11.82. It is receding from Earth at 518 kilometers per second (322 mi/s), and at 629 kilometers per second (391 mi/s) relative to our Galaxy.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "SIMBAD query result: NGC 1058 -- Seyfert 2 Galaxy". Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 2008-05-01. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i "NGC 1058 -- Seyfert 2 Galaxy". NASA/IPAC EXTRAGALACTIC DATABASE. Retrieved 2008-07-09. 

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Coordinates: Sky map 02h 43m 30.24s, +37° 20′ 27.2″