NGC 178

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NGC 178
NGC 178
HST image of NGC 178
Observation data
ConstellationCetus
Right ascension 00h 39m 08.4s [1]
Declination−14° 10′ 22.3″ [1]
Redshift0.0050 [1]
Helio radial velocity1454.4 km/h [1]
Distance (comoving)19.66 mpc [1]
Distance64.12 mly
Apparent magnitude (V)12.6 [2]
Apparent magnitude (B)13.6 [1]
Characteristics
TypeSBm [1]
Size40 kly [2]
Apparent size (V)2.1' x 0.85' [2]
Other designations
IC 39, MCG -02-02-078, PGC 2349, 2MASSX J00390839-1410222

NGC 178 is a spiral galaxy in the constellation of Cetus. The compiler of the New General Catalogue, John Louis Emil Dreyer noted that NGC 178 was "faint, small, much extended 0°, brighter middle". It was discovered on November 3, 1885 by Ormond Stone.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "NGC 178". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 2015-09-30.
  2. ^ a b c "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 150 - 199". Retrieved 2015-09-30.

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Coordinates: Sky map 00h 39m 08.4s, -14° 10′ 22.3″