NGC 474

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Coordinates: Sky map 01h 20m 06.7s, +03° 24′ 58″

NGC 474
NGC 474 Hubble WikiSky.jpg
Observation data (J2000[1] epoch)
Constellation Pisces[2]
Right ascension 01h 20m 06.7s[1]
Declination +03° 24′ 58″[1]
Redshift 0.007755[1]
Helio radial velocity 2325 km/s ±7 km/s[1]
Galactocentric velocity 2398 km/s ±7 km/s[1]
Distance ~100 Mly (~31 Mpc)[2]
Type S0[3]
Other designations
ARP 227, MCG 0-4-85, PGC 4801, UGC 864, ZWG 385.71[3]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 474 is an elliptical galaxy about 100 million light years distant in the constellation Pisces. This large galaxy is known to possess tidal tails, although their origins remain unknown.[2]


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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "NED results for object NGC 0474*". NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database. Retrieved 2011-02-26. 
  2. ^ a b c Schirmer, Mischa. "NGC 474". Retrieved 2011-02-26. 
  3. ^ a b "Revised NGC Data for NGC 474". The Interactive NGC Catalog Online. Retrieved 2011-02-26. 

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