NGC 61

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NGC 61A
Observation data (2000.0 epoch)
Constellation Cetus
Right ascension -00h 16m 24.34s
Declination −06° 19′ 18.09″
Helio radial velocity 7,946 ± 27 km/s[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 13.4
Other designations
PGC 1083
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies
NGC 61B
Observation data (2000.0 epoch)
Constellation Cetus
Right ascension 00h 16m 24.07s
Declination −06° 19′ 07.9″
Helio radial velocity 8,152 ± 27 km/s[2]
Apparent magnitude (V) 14.5
Other designations
PGC 1085
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 61 is a pair of lenticular galaxies, NGC 61-A (or NGC 61-1) and NGC 61-B (or NGC 61-2) in the constellation Cetus. Both were discovered on September 10th 1785 by William Herschel.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0061A. Retrieved 2013-10-20. 
  2. ^ "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0061B. Retrieved 2013-10-20. 

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