NGC 1273

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NGC 1273
NGC1273 - SDSS DR14.jpg
SDSS image of NGC 1273.
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationPerseus
Right ascension 03h 19m 26.7s[1]
Declination41° 32′ 26″[1]
Redshift0.017969[1]
Helio radial velocity5387 km/s[1]
Distance246 Mly (75.4 Mpc)[1]
Group or clusterPerseus Cluster
Apparent magnitude (V)14.27[1]
Characteristics
TypeSA0^0(r)?[1]
Size~95,000 ly (29 kpc) (estimated)[1]
Apparent size (V)1.1 x 1.1[1]
Other designations
CGCG 540-99, MCG 7-7-59, PGC 12396[1]

NGC 1273 is a lenticular galaxy[2] located about 245 million light-years away[3] in the constellation Perseus.[4] It was discovered by astronomer Heinrich d'Arrest on February 14, 1863[5] and is a member of the Perseus Cluster.[6][5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 1273. Retrieved 2018-06-19.
  2. ^ "Your NED Search Results". ned.ipac.caltech.edu. Retrieved 2018-06-20.
  3. ^ "NED Query Results for NGC 1273". ned.ipac.caltech.edu. Retrieved 2018-06-20.
  4. ^ "Revised NGC Data for NGC 1273". spider.seds.org. Retrieved 2018-06-20.
  5. ^ a b "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 1250 - 1299". cseligman.com. Retrieved 2018-06-15.
  6. ^ Brunzendorf, J.; Meusinger, H. (October 1, 1999). "The galaxy cluster Abell 426 (Perseus). A catalogue of 660 galaxy positions, isophotal magnitudes and morphological types". Astronomy and Astrophysics Supplement Series. 139 (1): 141–161. Bibcode:1999A&AS..139..141B. doi:10.1051/aas:1999111. ISSN 0365-0138.

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