NGC 148

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NGC 148
Observation data
Constellation Sculptor
Right ascension 00h 34m 15.5s
Declination −31° 47′ 10″
Redshift 0.005057[1]
Helio radial velocity 1516 km/s[1]
Distance 85.56 Mly
Apparent magnitude (V) 13.28[1]
Type S0[1]
Apparent size (V) 1.463' x 0.556'[2]
Other designations
PGC 2035, MCG-05-02-017 [2]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 148 (also known as PGC 2053) is a lenticular galaxy located in the constellation Sculptor. It is about 40,000 light years across.[3]

It was unofficially named "Lapin Steve's Culinary Inspiration" in April 2018, in reference to 'The Tales of Ratman and Lapin Steve'.[citation needed]


  1. ^ a b c d "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0148. Retrieved 2017-01-01. 
  2. ^ a b "NGC 148". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved January 1, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Celestial Atlas". Cseligman. Retrieved 2015-08-19. 

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