NGC 45

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NGC 45
NGC 45
NGC 45 by GALEX (ultraviolet)
Observation data (2000.0 epoch)
Constellation Cetus
Right ascension 00h 14m 3.99s
Declination −23° 10′ 55.5″
Redshift 0.001558[1]
Helio radial velocity 467 km/s[1]
Distance 32.6 ± 10 Mly
(10 ± 3.1 Mpc)[2]
Type SA(s)dm[1]
Apparent dimensions (V) 7.41′ × 5.13'
Apparent magnitude (V) 10.4
Other designations
UGC 4, MCG 04-01-21, PGC 930
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 45 is a low surface brightness spiral galaxy[3] in the constellation of Cetus. It was discovered on 11 November 1835 by the English astronomer John Herschel. In the sky, it is located near the magnitude 6.8 star HD 941.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c NASA NED, "NGC 0045" (accessed 20 April 2010)
  2. ^ "Distance Results for NGC 0045". NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database. Retrieved 2010-05-04. 
  3. ^ http://simbak.cfa.harvard.edu/simbad/sim-id?Ident=ngc+45

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Coordinates: Sky map 00h 14m 3.99s, −23° 10′ 55.5″