NGC 2541

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NGC 2541
NGC 2541
NGC 2541 GALEX (ultraviolet)
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationLynx
Right ascension08h 14m 40.1s[1]
Declination+49° 03′ 41″[1]
Redshift548 ± 1 km/s[1]
Distance41 ± 5 Mly
(12.5 ± 1.4 Mpc)[2]
Apparent magnitude (V)12.3[1]
Characteristics
TypeSA(s)cd[1]
Apparent size (V)6′.3 × 3′.2[1]
Other designations
UGC 4284,[1] PGC 23110[1]

NGC 2541 is an unbarred spiral galaxy located about 40 million light-years away.[2] It is in the NGC 2841 group of galaxies with NGC 2500, NGC 2537, and NGC 2552.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 2541. Retrieved 2006-11-25.
  2. ^ a b "Distance Results for NGC 2541". NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database. Retrieved 2010-05-13.
  3. ^ Ferrarese, Laura; et al. (1998). "The HST Key Project on the Extragalactic Distance Scale XII. The Discovery of Cepheids and a New Distance to NGC 2541". The Astrophysical Journal. 507 (2): 655–690. arXiv:astro-ph/9805365. Bibcode:1998ApJ...507..655F. doi:10.1086/306364. S2CID 204935980.

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Coordinates: Sky map 08h 14m 40.1s, +49° 03′ 41″