NGC 60

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NGC 60
NGC 60
NGC 60 (2MASS)
Observation data (2000.0 epoch)
Constellation Pisces
Right ascension 00h 15m 58.28s
Declination −00° 18′ 12.7″
Redshift 0.039452[1]
Helio radial velocity 11,827 ± 27 km/s[1]
Distance ~500 Mly
(Redshift-based)
Type Sc
Apparent dimensions (V) 1'.30 × 1'.20
Apparent magnitude (V) 14.85
Other designations
UGC 150, MCG 0-1-48, ZWG 382.37, PGC 1058
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 60 is an Sc type spiral galaxy in the Pisces constellation. NGC 60 is noticed for its unusually distorted spiral arms, which are commonly due to gravitational effects of neighboring galaxies, but there are no galaxies around NGC 60 to allow this.

An artist painting of NGC 60

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0060. Retrieved 2010-05-04. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: Sky map 00h 15m 58.28s, −00° 18′ 12.7″