NGC 1042

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NGC 1042
NGC 1042 taken by a Schulman Telescope
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Cetus
Right ascension 02h 40m 24.0s[1]
Declination −08° 26′ 01″[1]
Redshift 1371 ± 2 km/s[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 14.0[1]
Type SAB(rs)cd[1]
Apparent size (V) 2′.3 × 1′.0 [1]
Other designations
PGC 10122[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 1042 is a spiral galaxy located in the Constellation Cetus. The galaxy has an apparent magnitude of 14.0.

Nearby galaxies[edit]

The galaxy appears near the spiral galaxy NGC 1035 in the sky, and both have similar redshifts. The two objects may therefore be physically associated with each other.[2]

NGC 1042 by HST; 2′ view

External links[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 1042. Retrieved 2006-12-03.
  2. ^ A. Sandage; J. Bedke (1994). Carnegie Atlas of Galaxies. Washington, D.C.: Carnegie Institution of Washington. ISBN 0-87279-667-1.

Coordinates: Sky map 02h 40m 24s, −08° 26′ 01″