NGC 124

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NGC 124 (Clare Murray Star)
NGC124 - SDSS DR14.png
NGC 124 as seen on SDSS
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Cetus
Right ascension 00h 27m 52.363s[1]
Declination −01° 48′ 36.49″[1]
Redshift 0.013543[2]
Helio radial velocity 4060[2]
Distance 181.02 ± 25.22 Mly (55.500 ± 7.731 Mpc)[2]
Apparent magnitude (B) 13.9[3]
Characteristics
Type SA(s)c[2]
Size 84,200 ly (25,830 pc)[2]
Apparent size (V) 1.4′ × 0.9′
Other designations
UGC 271, MGC+00-02-038, PGC 1715
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 124 is a spiral galaxy in the constellation Cetus. It was discovered by Truman Henry Safford on September 23, 1867.[4] The galaxy was described as "very faint, large, diffuse, 2 faint stars to northwest" by John Louis Emil Dreyer, the compiler of the New General Catalogue.[4]

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 "NED results for object NGC 0124". National Aeronautics and Space Administration / Infrared Processing and Analysis Center. Retrieved 23 March 2017. 
  3. ^ "NGC 124". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 23 March 2017. 
  4. ^ a b "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 100 - 149". cseligman.com. Retrieved 2015-11-14. 

Coordinates: Sky map 00h 27m 52.4s, -01° 48′ 36.49″