NGC 167

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NGC 167
NGC 167
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationCetus
Right ascension 00h 35m 23.1s[1]
Declination−23° 22′ 30″[1]
Redshift0.012812[1]
Distance172 Mly[2]
Apparent magnitude (V)13.98[1]
Characteristics
TypeSbc[3]
Apparent size (V)1.0' × 0.7'[1]
Other designations
PGC 2122[1]

NGC 167 is a spiral galaxy located approximately 172 million light-years from the Solar System[2] in the constellation Cetus. It was discovered in 1886 by Francis Preserved Leavenworth.[4]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0167. Retrieved 2016-09-02.
  2. ^ a b An object's distance from Earth can be determined using Hubble's law: v=Ho is Hubble's constant (70±5 (km/s)/Mpc). The relative uncertainty Δd/d divided by the distance is equal to the sum of the relative uncertainties of the velocity and v=Ho
  3. ^ "NGC 167". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 12 February 2017.
  4. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 150 - 199". cseligman.com. Retrieved 12 February 2017.

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Coordinates: Sky map 00h 35m 23.1s, -23° 22′ 30″