NGC 219

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NGC 219
NGC 219
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Right ascension 00h 42m 11.3s[1]
Declination+00° 54′ 16″[1]
Distance245 Mly[2]
Apparent magnitude (V)15.0g[1]
Apparent size (V)0.62' × 0.59'[1]
Other designations
CGCG 383-073, MCG +00-02-128, 2MASX J00421129+0054161, PGC 2522.[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 219 is a compact elliptical galaxy located approximately 245 million light-years from the Sun.[2] in the constellation Cetus. It was discovered on September 16, 1863 by George Bond.[3]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0219. 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 15, 2016.

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Coordinates: Sky map 00h 42m 11.3s, 00° 54′ 16″