NGC 1234

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NGC 1234
NGC 1234 GALEX WikiSky.jpg
NGC 1234 imaged by GALEX
Observation data (J2000.0 epoch)
Constellation Eridanus
Right ascension 3h 9m 39.1s[1]
Declination −7° 50′ 47″[1]
Redshift 3731 ± 3 km/s[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 15.3[1]
Characteristics
Type SB(r)cd pec[1]
Apparent size (V) 1′24 × 0′.63[1]
Other designations
PGC 11813,[1] MCG -01-09-011[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 1234 is a peculiar barred spiral galaxy exhibiting a ring structure in the constellation Eridanus, discovered by Francis Preserved Leavenworth in 1886.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 1234. Retrieved 2008-07-18.
  2. ^ Seligman, Courtney. "Celestial Atlas: NGC Objects: NGC 1200 - 1249". cseligman.com. Archived from the original on 25 July 2015. Retrieved 25 July 2015.

Coordinates: Sky map 03h 09m 39.1s, −07° 50′ 47″