NGC 169

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NGC 169
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Andromeda
Right ascension 00h 36m 51.6s[1]
Declination +23° 59′ 27″[1]
Redshift 0.015434[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 13.3[1]
Characteristics
Type SA(s)ab[1]
Apparent size (V) 2.6' × 0.7'[1]
Other designations
UGC 365, PGC 2202, Arp 282[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 169 is a barred spiral galaxy located in the constellation Andromeda. It was discovered on September 18, 1857 by R. J. Mitchell.[2]

NGC 169 has a smaller companion named NGC 169A. The two are currently interacting, and the pair is included in Halton Arp's Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0169. Retrieved 2016-09-02. 
  2. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 150 - 199". Cseligman. Retrieved September 2, 2016. 
  3. ^ Arp, Halton (1966). Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies. Pasadena, California: California Institute of Technology. Retrieved 5 Jan 2010.  (webpage includes PDF link)