NGC 173

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NGC 173
NGC173 - SDSS DR14.jpg
SDSS image of NGC 173
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationCetus
Right ascension 00h 37m 12.5s[1]
Declination+01° 56′ 32″[1]
Redshift0.014563[1]
Apparent magnitude (V)13.7[1]
Characteristics
TypeG[1]
Apparent size (V)3.2' × 2.6'[1]
Other designations
UCG 00369, CGCG 383-043, MCG +00-02-092, 2MASS J00371247+0156321, IRAS F00346+0140, PGC 2223.[1]

NGC 173 is a spiral galaxy located approximately 3.8 million light-years away in the constellation Cetus.

Appearance[edit]

NGC 173 is more complicated than other galaxies; it comprises millions of stars that are classified as type G, more than any other type of star.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0173. Retrieved 2016-09-02.