NGC 2

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NGC 2
NGC 2
NGC 2 (2MASS)
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Pegasus
Right ascension 00h 07m 17.1s[1]
Declination +27° 40′ 42″[1]
Redshift 0.025214[1]
Helio radial velocity 7559 km/s[1]
Distance 316 ± 36 Mly
(96.9 ± 11 Mpc)[2]
Type Sab[1]
Apparent dimensions (V) 1′.0 × 0′.6[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) +15.0[1]
Notable features -
Other designations
UGC 59, PGC 567, GC 6246 [1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 2 is a spiral galaxy in the constellation Pegasus. It lies slightly to the south of NGC 1. It is a faint spiral galaxy of apparent magnitude 14.2.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 2. Retrieved 2006-11-18. 
  2. ^ "Distance Results for NGC 0002". NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database. Retrieved 2010-05-03. 

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Coordinates: Sky map 00h 07m 17.1s, +27° 40′ 42″