NGC 285

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NGC 285
NGC 285.png
NGC 285 as taken by the PROMPT 1 Telescope
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationCetus
Right ascension 00h 53m 29.9s[1]
Declination−13° 09′ 39″[1]
Redshift0.037976[1]
Helio radial velocity11,385 km/s
Apparent magnitude (V)15[1]
Characteristics
Apparent size (V)0.7' × 0.7'[1]
Other designations
MCG -02-03-033, 2MASX J00532985-1309381, PGC 3141.[1]

NGC 285 is a lenticular 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 0285. Retrieved September 2, 2016.
  2. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 250 - 299". Cseligman. Retrieved October 16, 2016.