NGC 3054

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NGC 3054
NGC 3054
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationHydra
Right ascension09h 54m 28.605s[1]
Declination−25° 42′ 12.37″[1]
Redshift2,425 km/s[2]
Distance (comoving)130 Mly (40 Mpc)[2]
Apparent magnitude (V)12.6[3]
Characteristics
TypeSAB(r)bc[3]
Apparent size (V)3′.8 × 2′.3[3]
Other designations
ESO 499- G 18, NGC 3054, PGC 28571[3]

NGC 3054 is an intermediate spiral galaxy in the constellation Hydra. It was discovered by Christian Heinrich Friedrich Peters in 1859. It is probably in the same galaxy group as NGC 2935.

In January 2006, the supernova SN 2006T was observed in NGC 3054. In February 2022, the SN 2022crv supernova was detected with the Australia Telescope Compact Array .

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  1. ^ a b Skrutskie, Michael F.; Cutri, Roc M.; Stiening, Rae; Weinberg, Martin D.; Schneider, Stephen E.; Carpenter, John M.; Beichman, Charles A.; Capps, Richard W.; Chester, Thomas; Elias, Jonathan H.; Huchra, John P.; Liebert, James W.; Lonsdale, Carol J.; Monet, David G.; Price, Stephan; Seitzer, Patrick; Jarrett, Thomas H.; Kirkpatrick, J. Davy; Gizis, John E.; Howard, Elizabeth V.; Evans, Tracey E.; Fowler, John W.; Fullmer, Linda; Hurt, Robert L.; Light, Robert M.; Kopan, Eugene L.; Marsh, Kenneth A.; McCallon, Howard L.; Tam, Robert; Van Dyk, Schuyler D.; Wheelock, Sherry L. (1 February 2006). "The Two Micron All Sky Survey (2MASS)". The Astronomical Journal. 131: 1163–1183. doi:10.1086/498708. ISSN 0004-6256.
  2. ^ a b Tully, R. Brent; et al. (August 2016). "Cosmicflows-3". The Astronomical Journal. 152 (2): 21. arXiv:1605.01765. Bibcode:2016AJ....152...50T. doi:10.3847/0004-6256/152/2/50. 50.
  3. ^ a b c d "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 3054. Retrieved 2006-11-25.

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Coordinates: Sky map 09h 54m 28.6s, −25° 42′ 12″