NGC 7314

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NGC 7314
NGC7314-HST-R814GB450.jpg
NGC 7314 taken from Hubble Space Telescope
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Piscis Austrinus
Right ascension 22h 35m 46.2s[1]
Declination −26° 3′ 1″[1]
Redshift 1428 ± 3 km/s[1]
Type SAB(rs)bc[1]
Apparent dimensions (V) 4′.6 × 2′.1[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 11.9[1]
Other designations
PGC 69253[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 7314 is a spiral galaxy located in the constellation Piscis Austrinus. It is a Seyfert (active) galaxy.

Walter Scott Houston describes its appearance in small telescopes:[2]

Do not let its photographic magnitude of 11.6 scare you off, for it can be seen in a 6-inch telescope as a curiously fuzzy object. But it is small, appearing only 4' by 2'.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 7314. Retrieved 2007-04-21. 
  2. ^ Houston, Walter Scott (2005). Deep-Sky Wonders. Sky Publishing Corporation. ISBN 1-931559-23-6. 

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Coordinates: Sky map 22h 35m 46.2s, −26° 03′ 01″