NGC 1023 Group

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NGC 1023 group
Observation data (Epoch )
Brightest member NGC 1023
Distance
(co-moving)
20.5 million
Other designations
NGC 1023 group
See also: Galaxy groups, Galaxy clusters, List of galaxy clusters

The NGC 1023 group is a group of galaxies about 20.6 million light-years away from Earth. It is a group in the Local Supercluster along with the Local Group. [1]

Members[edit]

Members of the group
Name Type Magnitude
NGC 1023 SB(rs)0 +10.65
NGC 925 SAB(s)d +10.96
NGC 891 SA(s)b +11.24
NGC 1239 SAB(rs)cd +12.14
NGC 1058 SA(rs)c +12.26
  • Probable (dwarfs): DDO 024, DDO 025.
  • Possible members: NGC 672, IC 1727, NGC 1156(?).
  • Possible (dwarfs): DDO 011, DDO 017, DDO 019, DDO 022, DDO 026.

Map[edit]

The location of the NGC 1023 group within the supercluster can be found near the center of this graph - below the red "Local galactic Group" mark.

Literature[edit]

Trentham, Neil; Tully, R. Brent (2009). "Dwarf galaxies in the NGC 1023 Group". Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 392 (2): 722–734. Bibcode:2009MNRAS.398..722T. arXiv:0906.2540Freely accessible. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2966.2009.15189.x. 


  1. ^ http://www.atlasoftheuniverse.com/virgo.html