NGC 336

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NGC 336
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Cetus
Right ascension 00h 58m 02.8s[1]
Declination −18° 23′ 04″[1]
Redshift 0.018349[1]
Helio radial velocity 5,501 km/s[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 15.44[1]
Characteristics
Type Sc[2]
Apparent size (V) 0.73' × 0.29'[1]
Other designations
ESO 541-IG 002, 2MASX J00580282-1823032, 2MASXi J0058025-182306, IRAS 00555-1839, F00555-1839, ESO-LV 5410020, 6dF J0058027-182304, PGC 3470.[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 336 is a spiral galaxy in the constellation Cetus. It was discovered on October 31, 1885 by Francis Leavenworth. It was described by Dreyer as "very faint, small, round, suddenly brighter middle." It is also known as PGC 3470. Despite this, sometimes it is mistakenly identified as PGC 3526.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0336. Retrieved September 2, 2016. 
  2. ^ "NGC 336". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved January 1, 2017. 
  3. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 300 - 349". Cseligman. Retrieved November 2, 2016.