NGC 160

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NGC 160
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Andromeda
Right ascension 00h 36m 04.048s[1]
Declination +23° 57′ 28.37″[1]
Redshift 0.017525[2]
Helio radial velocity 5254[2]
Distance 233.20 ± 38.28 Mly (71.500 ± 11.738 Mpc)[2]
Apparent magnitude (V) 13.7[3]
Apparent magnitude (B) 12.65[2]
Characteristics
Type (R)SA0+ pec[2]
Size 204,000 ly (62,400 pc)[2][note 1]
Apparent size (V) 3.0′ × 1.7′[2]
Other designations
UGC 356, MGC+04-02-033, PGC 2154[3]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 160 is a spiral galaxy in the Andromeda constellation. It was discovered on December 5, 1785, by William Herschel.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ POSS1 103a-O values used.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Skrutskie, M. (2006). "The Two Micron All Sky Survey (2MASS)". The Astronomical Journal. 131 (2): 1163–1183. Bibcode:2006AJ....131.1163S. doi:10.1086/498708.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "NED results for object NGC 0160". National Aeronautics and Space Administration / Infrared Processing and Analysis Center. Retrieved 11 April 2017.
  3. ^ a b "NGC 160". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 11 April 2017.