NGC 2715

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NGC 2715
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Camelopardalis
Right ascension 09h 08m 06.196s[1]
Declination +78° 05′ 06.57″[1]
Redshift 0.004466[2]
Helio radial velocity 1339 km/s[2]
Distance 67.35 ± 10.92 Mly (20.650 ± 3.347 Mpc)[2]
Group or cluster NGC 2715 group[3]
Apparent magnitude (V) 11.56[4]
Apparent magnitude (B) 11.79[4]
Characteristics
Type SAB(rs)c[2]
Size 98,000 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]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 2715 is a 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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Skrutskie, M. (2006). "The Two Micron All Sky Survey (2MASS)". The Astronomical Journal. 131 (2): 1163–1183. Bibcode:2006AJ....131.1163S. doi:10.1086/498708. 
  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; et al. (2013). "Cosmicflows-2: The Data". The Astronomical Journal. 146 (4). arXiv:1307.7213Freely accessible. Bibcode:2013AJ....146...86T. doi:10.1088/0004-6256/146/4/86. 
  4. ^ a b Heraudeau, P.; Simien, F. (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. 
  5. ^ "NGC 2715". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 9 August 2017. 
  6. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 2700 - 2749". cseligman.com. Retrieved 9 August 2017. 
  7. ^ Szeidl, B.; Lovas, M. (1987). "Supernova 1987M in NGC 2715" (4451). IAU Circular. Bibcode:1987IAUC.4451....1S. 

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ RC3 D0 (blue) values used.

External links[edit]

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