NGC 1808

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NGC 1808
NGC 1808HSTFull.jpg
A Hubble Space Telescope (HST) image of NGC 1808 taken using WFPC2.[1]
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Columba[1]
Right ascension 5h 7m 42.3s[2]
Declination −37° 30′ 47″[2]
Redshift 995 ± 4 km/s[2]
Type (R')SAB(s)b
Apparent dimensions (V) 6′.5 × 3′.9[2]
Apparent magnitude (V) 10.8[2]
Other designations
PGC 16779[2]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 1808 is a Seyfert galaxy located in the constellation Columba. Supernova 1993 af went off in NGC 1808.[3]

A Hubble Space Telescope (HST) image of the center of NGC 1808. Credit: HST/NASA/ESA.


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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "HubbleSite - NewsCenter - Hubble Captures the Heart of Star Birth". Retrieved 2007-04-05. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 1808. Retrieved 2007-04-05. 
  3. ^ Haumy et al.., 1996 Astronomical Journal v.112, p.2408