NGC 284

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NGC 284
NGC 284
NGC 284 as seen on DSS
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationCetus
Right ascension 00h 53m 24.3s[1]
Declination−13° 09′ 32″[1]
Redshift0.038460[1]
Helio radial velocity11,530 km/s
Apparent magnitude (V)15.41[1]
Characteristics
Apparent size (V)0.2' × 0.2'[1]
Other designations
MCG -02-03-032, 2MASX J00532423-1309321, PGC 3131.[1]

NGC 284 is an elliptical galaxy in the constellation Cetus. It was discovered on October 2, 1886 by Francis Leavenworth.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0284. Retrieved September 2, 2016.
  2. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 250 - 299". Cseligman. Retrieved October 16, 2016.

Coordinates: Sky map 00h 53m 24.3s, -13° 09′ 32″