NGC 275

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

NGC 275
NGC 0275 SDSS.jpg
NGC 275 along with its companion, NGC 274
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Cetus
Right ascension 00h 51m 04.2s[1]
Declination −07° 04′ 00″[1]
Redshift 0.005817[1]
Distance 63 Mly [2]
Apparent magnitude (V) 13.16[1]
Characteristics
Type SBcd[1]
Apparent size (V) 1.5' × 1.1'[1]
Notable features Interacting with NGC 274
Other designations
MCG -01-03-022, PGC 2984, GC 157, h 70, IRAS 00485-0720.[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 275 is a spiral galaxy located approximately 63 million light-years from the Solar System[2] in the constellation Cetus. It is one of a pair of galaxies, the other being NGC 274. It was discovered on October 9, 1828 by John Herschel.[3]

The galaxy was described as "very faint, small, round, southeastern of 2" by John Dreyer in the New General Catalogue, with the other of the two galaxies being NGC 274.[3]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0275. Retrieved September 2, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b An object's distance from Earth can be determinded using Hubble's law: v=Ho is Hubble's constant (70±5 (km/s)/Mpc). The relative uncertainty Δd/d divided by the distance is equal to the sum of the relative uncertainties of the velocity and v=Ho
  3. ^ a b "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 250 - 299". Cseligman. Retrieved October 15, 2016. 

Coordinates: Sky map 01h 21m 43.0s, 05° 20′ 47″