NGC 25

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NGC 25
NGC 0007 DSS 04.jpg
DSS image of NGC 25
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Right ascension00h 09m 59.28s[1]
Declination−57° 01′ 15.0″[1]
Helio radial velocity9465 ± 32 km/s[1]
Apparent magnitude (V)13.0[1]
TypeSB0? pec[1]
Apparent size (V)1.4' x 0.8'[1]
Other designations
PGC 706[1]

NGC 25 is a barred lenticular galaxy situated in the Phoenix constellation. It was discovered on 28 October 1834 by John Herschel. It is the brightest cluster galaxy for Abell cluster 2731.[2] A supernova was discovered in NGC 25 on 15 November 2020.[3][4]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "Results for object NGC 0025 (NGC 25)". NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database. California Institute of Technology. Retrieved 12 February 2021.
  2. ^ Lauer, Tod R.; Postman, Marc; Strauss, Michael A.; Graves, Genevieve J.; Chisan, Nora E. (20 December 2014). "Brightest Cluster Galaxies at the Present Epoch". Astrophysical Journal. 797 (2). arXiv:1407.2260. doi:10.1088/0004-637X/797/2/82. Retrieved 17 November 2020.
  3. ^ "Automated list of Supernovae". Astronomy Section Rochester Academy of Science. Astronomy Section Rochester Academy of Science. Retrieved 20 November 2020.
  4. ^ "asassn-20lu". Department of Astronomy. Ohio State University. Retrieved 20 November 2020.

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