NGC 102

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NGC 102
NGC 0102 SDSS.jpg
SDSS image of NGC 102
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Cetus
Right ascension 00h 24m 36.514s[1]
Declination −13° 57′ 22.92″[1]
Redshift 0.024450[2]
Helio radial velocity 7330[2]
Distance 328.70+63.86
−79.26
Mly
(100.78+19.58
−24.30
Mpc)[2]
Apparent magnitude (B) 14[3]
Characteristics
Type S0/a[2]
Apparent size (V) 1.0′ × 0.9′[2]
Other designations
MGC-02-02-011, PGC 1542[3]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 102 is a lenticular galaxy estimated to be about 330 million light-years away in the constellation of Cetus. It was discovered by Francis Leavenworth in 1886 and its apparent magnitude is 14.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Skrutskie, M. (2006). "The Two Micron All Sky Survey (2MASS)". The Astronomical Journal. 131 (2): 1163–1183. Bibcode:2006AJ....131.1163S. doi:10.1086/498708. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "NED results for object NGC 0102". National Aeronautics and Space Administration / Infrared Processing and Analysis Center. Retrieved 14 March 2017. 
  3. ^ a b "NGC 102". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 14 March 2017. 
  4. ^ "NGC Objects: NGC 100 - 149".