NGC 20

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NGC 20
NGC 20
NGC 20 2MASS (near-infrared)
Observation data
Constellation Andromeda
Right ascension 00h 09m 32.8s
Declination +33° 18′ 31″
Redshift 0.016581[1]
Helio radial velocity 4971 ± 49 km/s[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 14.04
Characteristics
Type Lenticular
Other designations
NGC 6, NGC 20, UGC 84, CGCG 498-082, CGCG 499-054, CGCG 0006.9+3303, MCG +05-01-036, 2MASX J00093270+3318310, 2MASXi J0009327+331831, USGC U008 NED04,MAPS-PP O_1257_0037278, PGC 000679, UZC J000932.7+331831, LGG 001:G93 008
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 20 is a lenticular galaxy located in the Andromeda constellation. It was discovered on 18 September 1857 by R. J. Mitchell. The observation by Lewis Swift in 1885 led to the duplicate listing of the galaxy as NGC 6.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0020. Retrieved 2010-05-05.
  2. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 1 - 49". cseligman.com. Retrieved 2017-11-22.

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