NGC 287

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NGC 287
NGC 287.png
Photo of NGC 287 taken using one of the PROMPT Telescopes
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationPisces
Right ascension 00h 53m 28.3s[1]
Declination+32° 28′ 56″[1]
Redshift0.018383[1]
Helio radial velocity5,511 km/s
Apparent magnitude (V)14.8[1]
Characteristics
TypeS0[2]
Apparent size (V)0.7' × 0.5'[1]
Other designations
CGCG 501-033, 2MASX J00532830+3228561, 2MASXi J0053283+322856, PGC 3145.[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 287 is a lenticular galaxy in the constellation Pisces. It was discovered on November 22, 1827 by John Herschel.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0287. Retrieved September 2, 2016.
  2. ^ "NGC 287". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved December 31, 2016.
  3. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 250 - 299". Cseligman. Retrieved October 16, 2016.