NGC 333

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NGC 333
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Cetus
Right ascension 00h 58m 51.2s[1]
Declination −16° 28′ 13″[1]
Characteristics
Type S0[1]
Apparent size (V) 1.6' × 1.0'[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 333 is a lenticular galaxy located approximately 755 million light years away[2] in the constellation Cetus. It was discovered in 1877 by Wilhelm Tempel. It has a companion galaxy, named PGC 3073571, which is presumed to be a physical pair of NGC 333.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0333. Retrieved September 2, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 300 - 349". Cseligman. Retrieved November 1, 2016.