NGC 166

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NGC 166
NGC 0166 DSS.jpg
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationCetus
Right ascension 00h 35m 48.8s[1]
Declination−13° 36′ 38″[1]
Redshift0.020084[1]
Apparent magnitude (V)15.18[1]
Characteristics
Apparent size (V)0.9' × 0.3'[1]
Other designations
PGC 2143.[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 166 (also known as PGC 2143) is a spiral galaxy located around 2.6 million light-years away in the constellation Cetus, with an apparent magnitude of 15.18.[1] It was discovered by Francis Preserved Leavenworth in 1886.[2]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0166. Retrieved 2016-09-02.
  2. ^ Beal, William O. (1929). "Francis Preserved Leavenworth". Popular Astronomy. 37: 117. Bibcode:1929PA.....37..117B. Retrieved 2 September 2016.

Coordinates: Sky map 00h 35m 48.8s, -13° 36′ 38″