NGC 2715

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NGC 2715
NGC 2715 PanS.jpg
Pan-STARRS image of NGC 2715
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Right ascension09h 08m 06.196s[1]
Declination+78° 05′ 06.57″[1]
Helio radial velocity1339 km/s[2]
Distance67.35 ± 10.92 Mly (20.650 ± 3.347 Mpc)[2]
Group or clusterNGC 2715 group[3]
Apparent magnitude (V)11.56[4]
Apparent magnitude (B)11.79[4]
Size98,000 ly (30,100 pc)[2][note 1]
Apparent size (V)4.9′ × 1.7′[2]
Other designations
UGC 4759, MGC+13-07-015, PGC 25676[5]

NGC 2715 is an intermediate spiral galaxy in the constellation Camelopardalis. It was discovered in 1871 by Alphonse Borrelly.[6] It is an intermediate spiral galaxy that is 4.9 arcminutes wide.[2]

SN 1987M, a supernova was discovered in NGC 2715.[7]


  1. ^ a b Skrutskie, Michael F.; Cutri, Roc M.; Stiening, Rae; Weinberg, Martin D.; Schneider, Stephen E.; Carpenter, John M.; Beichman, Charles A.; Capps, Richard W.; Chester, Thomas; Elias, Jonathan H.; Huchra, John P.; Liebert, James W.; Lonsdale, Carol J.; Monet, David G.; Price, Stephan; Seitzer, Patrick; Jarrett, Thomas H.; Kirkpatrick, J. Davy; Gizis, John E.; Howard, Elizabeth V.; Evans, Tracey E.; Fowler, John W.; Fullmer, Linda; Hurt, Robert L.; Light, Robert M.; Kopan, Eugene L.; Marsh, Kenneth A.; McCallon, Howard L.; Tam, Robert; Van Dyk, Schuyler D.; Wheelock, Sherry L. (1 February 2006). "The Two Micron All Sky Survey (2MASS)". The Astronomical Journal. 131: 1163–1183. doi:10.1086/498708. ISSN 0004-6256.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "NED results for object NGC 2509". National Aeronautics and Space Administration / Infrared Processing and Analysis Center. Retrieved 9 August 2017.
  3. ^ Tully, R. Brent; Courtois, Hélène M.; Dolphin, Andrew E.; Fisher, J. Richard; Héraudeau, Philippe; Jacobs, Bradley A.; Karachentsev, Igor D.; Makarov, Dmitry; Makarova, Lidia; Mitronova, Sofia; Rizzi, Luca; Shaya, Edward J.; Sorce, Jenny G.; Wu, Po-Feng (2013). "Cosmicflows-2: The Data". The Astronomical Journal. 146 (4): 86. arXiv:1307.7213. Bibcode:2013AJ....146...86T. doi:10.1088/0004-6256/146/4/86. S2CID 118494842.
  4. ^ a b Héraudeau, Philippe; Simien, François (1996). "Optical and I-band surface photometry of spiral galaxies. I. The data". Astronomy and Astrophysics Supplement. 118: 111–155. Bibcode:1996A&AS..118..111H. doi:10.1051/aas:1996185.
  5. ^ "NGC 2715". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 9 August 2017.
  6. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 2700 - 2749". Retrieved 9 August 2017.
  7. ^ Szeidl, Béla; Lovas, Miklós (1987). "Supernova 1987M in NGC 2715". IAU Circular. 4451 (4451): 1. Bibcode:1987IAUC.4451....1S.


  1. ^ RC3 D0 (blue) values used.

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Coordinates: Sky map 09h 08m 06.2s, +78° 05′ 06.6″