NGC 3

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NGC 3
NGC 0003 SDSS.jpg
NGC 3 and NGC 4, by the SDSS
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationPisces
Right ascension 00h 07m 16.8s[1]
Declination+08° 18′ 06″[1]
Redshift3900 ± 50 km/s[1]
Apparent magnitude (V)14.2[1]
Characteristics
TypeS0[1]
Apparent size (V)1.1' × 0.6'[1]
Other designations
UGC 58, PGC 565, GC 5080.[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 3 is a lenticular galaxy in the Pisces constellation. It was discovered on November 29, 1864 by Albert Marth.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0003. Retrieved 2006-11-04.
  2. ^ Seligman, Courtney. "NGC 3". Celestial Atlas. Retrieved 6 November 2018.

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Coordinates: Sky map 00h 07m 16.8s, +08° 18′ 06″