NGC 2291

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NGC 2291
Observation data
Constellation Gemini
Right ascension 06h 50m 58.6s[1]
Declination 33° 31′ 30″[1]
Characteristics
Type SA0 [1]
Other designations
PGC 19719
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 2291 is a lenticular galaxy in the constellation Gemini. It was discovered by John Herschel on January 22, 1827.[2] The visual magnitude is 13, and the apparent size is 1.0 by 0.8 arc minutes.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c NED, NGC 2291 (accessed 2012-03-20)
  2. ^ a b Seligman, Courtney. "Celestial Atlas: NGC Objects: NGC 2250 - 2299". cseligman.com. Archived from the original on 10 July 2015. Retrieved 10 July 2015.