NGC 268

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NGC 268
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Cetus
Right ascension 00h 50m 09.5s[1]
Declination −05° 11′ 37″[1]
Redshift 0.018326[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 13.41[1]
Characteristics
Type SBbc[1]
Apparent size (V) 1.6' × 1.1'[1]
Other designations
MCG -01-03-017, 2MASX J00500956-0511376, 2MASXi J0050095-051136, IRAS 00476-0527, F00476-0527, 6dF J0050096-051137, PGC 2927.[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 268 is a spiral galaxy located in the constellation Cetus. It was discovered on November 22, 1785 by William Herschel.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0268. Retrieved September 2, 2016. 
  2. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 200 - 249". Cseligman. Retrieved October 2, 2016.