NGC 9

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NGC 9
NGC 9
NGC 9 at 2MASS project
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Pegasus
Right ascension 00h 08m 54.7s [1]
Declination +23° 49′ 01″[1]
Redshift 0.015104[1]
Helio radial velocity 4528 ± 10 km/s[1]
Distance 142 ± 31 Mly
(43.5 ± 9.5 kpc)[2]
Type Sb: pec [1]
Apparent dimensions (V) 1.3' x 0.7' [1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 14.35 [1]
Other designations
UGC 78,[1] PGC 652 [1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 9 is a spiral galaxy about 140 million light years away in the Pegasus constellation. It was discovered 27 September 1865 by Otto Struve. [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "NED results for object NGC 0009". National Aeronautics and Space Administration / Infrared Processing and Analysis Center. 2008. Retrieved 24 November 2008. 
  2. ^ "Distance Results for NGC 0009". NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database. Retrieved 2010-05-03. 
  3. ^ Steinicke, Wolfgang (2010). Observing and Cataloguing Nebulae and Star Clusters. Cambridge University Press. p. 283. ISBN 9780521192675. 

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