NGC 1058

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NGC 1058
NGC 1058 - HST09042 n2-R814GB450.png
NGC 1058 imaged by the Hubble Space Telescope
Credit: NASA/ESA
Observation data
Epoch J2000
Constellation Perseus
Right ascension 02h 43m 30.24s[1]
Declination +37° 20′ 27.2″[1]
Apparent dimension (V) 3.801 x 3.715 moa[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 11.82[2]
Characteristics
Type SA(rs)c[2]
Astrometry
Heliocentric radial velocity 518 ± 1[2] km/s
Redshift 0.001728 ± 0.000003[2]
Galactocentric velocity 629 ± 5[2] km/s
Distance 27.4 ± 4 Mly (8.40 ± 1.23 Mpc)
Other designations
UGC 2193,[2] PCG 10314,[2] CGCG 523-096,[2] MCG +06-07-001[2]

NGC 1058 is a Seyfert Type 2 galaxy in the NGC 1023 Group, appearing in the Perseus constellation. In the Catalogue of Named Galaxies, it is called Flosculus Persei, or the small-flower galaxy.[3] It is approximately 27.4 million light years from Earth and has an apparent magnitude of 11.82. It is receding from Earth at 518 kilometers per second (322 mi/s), and at 629 kilometers per second (391 mi/s) relative to the Milky Way.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "SIMBAD query result: NGC 1058 -- Seyfert 2 Galaxy". Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 2008-05-01. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i "NGC 1058 -- Seyfert 2 Galaxy". NASA/IPAC EXTRAGALACTIC DATABASE. Retrieved 2008-07-09. 
  3. ^ Bodifee, Gerard. "Catalogue of One Thousand Named Galaxies" (PDF). Retrieved 21 May 2017. 

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Coordinates: Sky map 02h 43m 30.24s, +37° 20′ 27.2″