NGC 203

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NGC 203
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Pisces
Right ascension 00h 39m 39.5s[1]
Declination +03° 26′ 34″[1]
Redshift 0.017415[1]
Distance 233 Mly[2]
Apparent magnitude (V) 14.97[1]
Type S0[1]
Apparent size (V) 0.9' × 0.3'[1]
Other designations
NGC 211, CGCG 383-061, MCG +00-02-114, 2MASX J00393952+0326345, PGC 2393.[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 203 is a lenticular galaxy located approximately 233 million light-years from the Solar System[2] in the constellation Pisces. It was discovered on December 19, 1873 by Ralph Copeland.[3]

The galaxy is also listed as NGC 211 in the New General Catalogue.

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0203. 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 11, 2016. 

Coordinates: Sky map 00h 39m 39.5s, 03° 26′ 34″