NGC 340

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NGC 340
NGC340 - SDSS DR14.jpg
SDSS image of NGC 340
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationCetus
Right ascension 01h 00m 34.9s[1]
Declination−06° 52′ 00″[1]
Redshift0.020372[1]
Helio radial velocity6,107 km/s[1]
Apparent magnitude (V)14.51[1]
Characteristics
TypeS
Apparent size (V)0.9' × 0.3'[1]
Other designations
MCG -01-03-055, 2MASX J01003488-0651597, 2MASXi J0100348-065159, IRAS 00580-0708, 6dF J0100349-065200, PGC 3610.[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 340 is a spiral galaxy in the constellation Cetus. It was discovered on September 27, 1864 by Albert Marth. It was described by Dreyer as "very faint, small, extended."[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0340. Retrieved September 2, 2016.
  2. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 300 - 349". Cseligman. Retrieved November 4, 2016.