NGC 142

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NGC 142
NGC 0144 DSS.jpg
DSS photograph of NGC 142, 143 & 144.
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationCetus [1]
Right ascension 00h 31m 08.1s [2]
Declination−22° 37′ 07″ [2]
Redshift0.026735[2]
Helio radial velocity8015 km/s[2]
Apparent magnitude (V)14.27 [1][2]
Characteristics
TypeSB(s)b[1]
Notable features"Extremely faint, small, a little extended, 1st of 3 [the other two being NGC 143 and NGC 144]" [1]
Other designations
PGC 1901, PGC 811378, PGC 811410 [1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 142 is a spiral galaxy in the constellation of Cetus. It was discovered by Frank Muller in 1886.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Seligman, Courtney. "NGC Objects: NGC 100-149-NGC 142". Celestial Atlas. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  2. ^ a b c d e "NED results for the object NGC 0142". NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database. Retrieved 29 June 2016.