NGC 101

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NGC 101
NGC 0101 DSS.jpg
DSS image of NGC 101
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationSculptor
Right ascension 00h 23m 54.614s
Declination−32° 32′ 10.34″[1]
Redshift0.011284[1]
Helio radial velocity3383[1]
Distance149.8 Mly (45.92 Mpc)[2]
Apparent magnitude (V)12.84[1]
Apparent magnitude (B)13.36[3]
Characteristics
TypeSAB(rs)cd:[1]
Size119,200 ly (36,560 pc)[1][note 1]
Apparent size (V)2.2′ × 2.0′[1]
Other designations
MGC-05-02-003, PGC 1518[3]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 101 is a spiral galaxy estimated to be about 150 million light-years away in the constellation of Sculptor. It was discovered by John Herschel in 1834 and its magnitude is 12.8.[4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ 2MASS Ks bands used.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "NED results for object NGC 0101". National Aeronautics and Space Administration / Infrared Processing and Analysis Center. Retrieved 11 March 2017.
  2. ^ Iglesias-Páramo, J.; et al. (2006). "Star Formation in the Nearby Universe: The Ultraviolet and Infrared Points of View". The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series. 164 (1): 38–51. arXiv:astro-ph/0601235. Bibcode:2006ApJS..164...38I. doi:10.1086/502628.
  3. ^ a b "NGC 101". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 11 March 2017.
  4. ^ "NGC Objects: NGC 100 - 149".