NGC 204

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NGC 204
NGC 204 SDSS
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Pisces
Right ascension 00h 39m 44.3s[1]
Declination +03° 17′ 58″[1]
Redshift 0.017986[1]
Distance 241 Mly[2]
Apparent magnitude (V) 13.8[1]
Characteristics
Type G[1]
Apparent size (V) 1.2' × 1.1'[1]
Other designations
UGC 423, CGCG 383-063, MCG +00-02-116, 2MASX J00394426+0317585, PGC 2397.[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 204 is a lenticular galaxy located approximately 241 million light-years form the Solar System[2] in the constellation Pisces. It was discovered on December 21, 1786 by William Herschel.[3]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0204. Retrieved 2016-09-02. 
  2. ^ a b An object's distance from Earth can be determinded 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. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 200 - 249". Cseligman. Retrieved September 10, 2016. 

Coordinates: Sky map 00h 39m 44.3s, 03° 17′ 58″