NGC 208

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NGC 208
NGC 208
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationPisces
Right ascension 00h 40m 17.6s[1]
Declination+02° 45′ 23″[1]
Redshift0.017072[1]
Distance229 Mly[2]
Apparent magnitude (V)15.17[1]
Characteristics
TypeSa[1]
Apparent size (V)0.7' × 0.7'[1]
Other designations
CGCG 383-064, MCG +00-02-118, 2MASX J00401757+0245235, PGC 2420.[1]

NGC 208 is a spiral galaxy located approximately 229 million light-years from the Solar System[2] in the constellation Pisces. It was discovered on October 5, 1863 by Albert Marth.[3]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0208. Retrieved 2016-09-02.
  2. ^ a b An object's distance from Earth can be determined 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 13, 2016.

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Coordinates: Sky map 00h 40m 17.6s, 02° 45′ 23″