NGC 1637

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NGC 1637
NGC 1637.jpg
A Hubble Space Telescope (HST) image of NGC 1637.
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Eridanus
Right ascension 04h 41m 28.2s[1]
Declination −02° 51′ 29″[1]
Redshift 717 ± 1 km/s[1]
Distance 25 Mly[citation needed]
Type SAB(rs)c[1]
Apparent dimensions (V) 4′.0 × 3′.2[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 11.5[1]
Other designations
PGC 15821[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 1637 is an intermediate spiral galaxy about 35 million light-years away in the constellation Eridanus. A supernova (SN 1999em) was observed in NGC 1637.

This image from ESO’s Very Large Telescope at the Paranal Observatory in Chile shows NGC 1637
Zooming in on the spiral galaxy NGC 1637 (in HD)


  1. ^ a b c d e f g "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 1637. Retrieved 2006-11-25.