NGC 2500

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NGC 2500
NGC 2500
NGC 2500 by GALEX (ultraviolet)
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Cancer
Right ascension 08h 01m 53.2s[1]
Declination +50° 44′ 14″[1]
Redshift 0.001715[1]
Helio radial velocity 514 ± 1 km/s[1]
Distance 33 Mly
(10.1 Mpc)[2]
Type SB(rs)d[1]
Apparent dimensions (V) 2′.9 × 2′.6[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 12.2[1]
Other designations
UGC 4165,[1] PGC 22525[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 2500 is a barred spiral galaxy in the constellation Cancer which was discovered by William Herschel in 1788. Much like the local group in which our own Milky Way galaxy is situated, NGC 2500 is part of NGC 2841 group of galaxies which also includes NGC 2541, NGC 2537 and NGC 2552. It has a H II nucleus.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 2500. Retrieved 2010-05-13. 
  2. ^ "Distance Results for NGC 2500". NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database. Retrieved 2010-05-13. 
  3. ^ Ho, Luis C.; Filippenko, Alexei V.; Sargent, Wallace L. W. (October 1997). "A Search for "Dwarf" Seyfert Nuclei. III. Spectroscopic Parameters and Properties of the Host Galaxies". Astrophysical Journal Supplement 112. pp. 315–390. doi:10.1086/313041. 

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Coordinates: Sky map 08h 01m 53.2s, +50° 44′ 14″