NGC 132

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NGC 132
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Cetus
Right ascension 00h 30m 10.7s[1]
Declination +02° 05′ 36″[1]
Redshift 0.017895[1]
Helio radial velocity 5365 ± 1 km/s[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 13.45[1]
Characteristics
Type SAB(s)bc[2]
Other designations
PGC 1844, UGC 301.[2]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 132 is a spiral galaxy in the constellation Cetus. It was discovered by William Herschel.[2]

Appearance[edit]

Herschel described the spiral galaxy as, "pretty faint, considerably large, round, very gradually little brighter middle, mottled but not resolved." On October 12, 1827, John Herschel observed it again.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "NED Results for the object NGC 0132". NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c "New General Catalogue Objects: NGC 100-149 - NGC 132". Seligman, Courtney. Retrieved 21 March 2016.