NGC 1409

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NGC 1409
NGC 1409HSTFull.jpg
A Hubble Space Telescope (HST) image of NGC 1410 (left) and NGC 1409 (right).
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Taurus[1]
Right ascension 3h 41m 10.4s[2]
Declination −1° 18′ 9″[2]
Redshift 7750 ± 40 km/s[2]
Apparent magnitude (V) 15.4[2]
Type SAB pec[2]
Apparent size (V) 1′.0 × 0′.8[2]
Other designations
UGC 2821,[2] PGC 13553[2]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 1409 is a pair of interacting galaxies in the constellation Taurus. There appears to be a pipeline of gas being funneled from one galaxy to the next. This pipeline is creating significant stellar birth in the galaxy receiving it.

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  1. ^ "HubbleSite - NewsCenter - Intergalactic 'Pipeline' Funnels Matter Between Colliding Galaxies". Retrieved 2007-04-05.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 1409. Retrieved 2007-04-05.