NGC 279

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NGC 279
NGC279 - SDSS DR14.jpg
SDSS image of NGC 279
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationCetus
Right ascension 00h 52m 08.9s[1]
Declination−02° 13′ 06″[1]
Redshift0.012936[1]
Helio radial velocity3,878 km/s
Apparent magnitude (V)13.66[1]
Characteristics
TypeS0[1]
Apparent size (V)1.6' × 1.2'[1]
Other designations
UGC 00532, MRK 0558, CGCG 384-018, MCG +00-03-019a, 2MASX J00520893-0213064, 2MASXi J0052089-021304, IRAS 00495-0229, F00495-0229, PGC 3055, FIRST J005208.9-021306.[1]

NGC 279 is a lenticular galaxy in the constellation Cetus. It was discovered on October 1, 1785 by William Herschel.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0279. Retrieved September 2, 2016.
  2. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 250 - 299". Cseligman. Retrieved October 15, 2016.