NGC 106

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NGC 106
NGC 0106 SDSS.jpg
SDSS image of NGC 106
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationPisces
Right ascension 00h 24m 43.753s[1]
Declination−05° 08′ 55.71″[1]
Redshift0.020211[2]
Helio radial velocity6059[2]
Distance199 Mly (61.1 Mpc)[2]
Apparent magnitude (B)14.46[3]
Characteristics
TypeSa: pec[2]
Size64,800 ly (19,880 pc)[2][note 1]
Apparent size (V)1.3′ × 0.6′[2]
Other designations
PGC 1551, 2MASX J00244375-0508557[3]

NGC 106 is a lenticular galaxy estimated to be about 270 million light-years away in the constellation of Pisces. It was discovered by Francis Leavenworth in 1886 and its apparent magnitude is 14.5.[4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ 2MASS Ks band used.

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 f "NED results for object NGC 0106". National Aeronautics and Space Administration / Infrared Processing and Analysis Center. Retrieved 16 March 2017.
  3. ^ a b "NGC 106". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 16 March 2017.
  4. ^ "NGC Objects: NGC 100 - 149".

External links[edit]

  • Media related to NGC 106 at Wikimedia Commons