NGC 1160

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NGC 1160
NGC1160 - SDSS DR14.jpg
NGC 1160 (SDSS)
Observation data (J2000.0 epoch)
ConstellationPerseus
Right ascension 03h 01m 13.20s [1]
Declination+44° 57′ 20.00″ [1]
Redshift0.008432 [1]
Helio radial velocity2528 ± 5 km/s [1]
Distance116 Mly
Apparent magnitude (V)12.80 [2]
Apparent magnitude (B)13.50 [2]
Characteristics
TypeScd [2]
Apparent size (V)1.9 x 0.9 [1]
Other designations
PGC 11403, MCG +07-07-014, UGC 2475

NGC 1160 is a spiral galaxy approximately 116 million light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Perseus.[3] It was discovered, along with NGC 1161, by English astronomer John Herschel on October 7, 1784.[4]

NGC 1160 forms a visual pair with the galaxy NGC 1161. Both galaxies are located between the Local and Perseus superclusters.[5]


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  1. ^ a b c d e "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". ned.ipac.caltech.edu. Retrieved March 3, 2019.
  2. ^ a b c "Revised NGC Data for NGC 1160". spider.seds.org. Retrieved March 3, 2019.
  3. ^ "NGC 1160". Retrieved March 3, 2019.
  4. ^ "Data for NGC 1160". www.astronomy-mall.com. Retrieved March 3, 2019.
  5. ^ Gregory, Stephen A.; Thompson, Laird A.; Tifft, William G. (1981). "The Perseus Superclaster". The Astrophysical Journal. 243: 416. doi:10.1086/158608.

Coordinates: Sky map 03h 01m 13.20s, 44° 57′ 20.00″