NGC 16

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NGC 16
NGC16 - SDSS DR14.jpg
Observation data (J2000.0 epoch)
ConstellationPegasus
Right ascension00h 09m 04.3s[1]
Declination+27° 43′ 45″[1]
Redshift0.010340[1]
Helio radial velocity3100 ± 17 km/s[1]
Apparent magnitude (V)13.0[1]
Absolute magnitude (V)−20.62[2]
Characteristics
TypeSAB0[1]
Apparent size (V)1.8′ × 1.0′[1]
Other designations
UGC 80, MCG +04-01-032, PGC 660[1]

NGC 16 is a lenticular galaxy located in the Pegasus constellation. It was discovered on September the 8th 1784 by William Herschel.[3]

In the Webb Society Deep-Sky Observer's Handbook, [4] the visual appearance of NGC 16 is described as follows:

Round, with a slightly brighter centre; the outer nebulosity is of uniform surface brightness.

NGC 16 in near-infrared

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0016. Retrieved 2010-05-05.
  2. ^ "The galaxy NGC 16".
  3. ^ Seligman, Courtney. "NGC 16". Celestial Atlas. Retrieved 7 November 2018.
  4. ^ Jones, K. G. (1981). Webb Society Deep-Sky Observer's Handbook. Enslow Publishers. ISBN 978-0-89490-134-8.

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