NGC 223

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NGC 223
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Cetus
Right ascension 00h 42m 15.9s[1]
Declination +00° 50′ 44″[1]
Redshift 0.017772[1]
Distance 238 Mly[2]
Apparent magnitude (V) 14.0g[1]
Type SB0[1]
Apparent size (V) 0.42' × 0.29'[1]
Other designations
IC 44, UGC 00450, CGCG 383-074, MCG +00-02-129, 2MASX J00421585+0050432, IRAS F00397+0034, PGC 2527.[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 223 is a spiral galaxy located approximately 238 light-years from the Sun[2] in the constellation Cetus. It was discovered on January 5, 1853 by George Bond.[3]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0223. 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 42m 15.9s, 00° 50′ 44″