NGC 33

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NGC 33
NGC 33 as seen by the SDSS.
NGC 33
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox
Constellation Pisces
Right ascension  0h 10m 56.87s
Declination +3° 40′ 35.6″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 15.9[1]
Right ascension  0h 10m 56.31s
Declination +3° 40′ 33.1″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 15.85[1]

NGC 33 is a double star (F6 and F4) system in the constellation Pisces. While in apparent proximity to each other, the stars are likely physically unrelated to each other. The eastern (and slightly dimmer) star is 4020±520 light-years from the Sun, while the western, brighter star is 5560±580 light-years from the Sun. However, they have relatively similar proper motions, so their relationship is unclear.


NGC 33 was recorded by German astronomer Albert Marth, on September 9, 1864.[2]


  1. ^ a b c d "WIKISKY.ORG". Results for NGC 33. Retrieved 2011-06-25.
  2. ^ "Celestial Atlas". Retrieved 25 June 2011.