NGC 31

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NGC 31
NGC 0031 2MASS.jpg
2MASS image of NGC 31
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationPhoenix
Right ascension00h 10m 38.384s[1]
Declination−56° 59′ 11.41″[1]
Redshift0.03203[2]
Helio radial velocity9447 km/s[2]
Distance454.3 ± 31.9 Mly (139.30 ± 9.77 Mpc)[3]
Apparent magnitude (B)14.58[4]
Characteristics
TypeSB(rs)cd[3]
Other designations
PGC 751[2]

NGC 31 is a spiral galaxy located in the constellation Phoenix. It was discovered on October 28, 1834 by the astronomer John Herschel.[5] Its morphological type is SB(rs)cd, meaning that it is a late-type barred spiral galaxy.[3]

NGC 31 and surrounding galaxies

References[edit]

  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 c "NGC 31". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 2021-02-09.
  3. ^ a b c "Results for object NGC 0031 (NGC 31)". NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database. California Institute of Technology. Retrieved 2021-02-09.
  4. ^ "Search specification: NGC 31". HyperLeda. Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1. Retrieved 2021-02-09.
  5. ^ Seligman, Courtney. "New General Catalogue objects: NGC 1 - 49". cseligman.com. Retrieved 2021-02-09.

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