NGC 342

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NGC 342
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationCetus
Right ascension 01h 00m 49.8s[1]
Declination−06° 46′ 21″[1]
Redshift0.019403[1]
Helio radial velocity5,817 km/s[1]
Apparent magnitude (V)15.41[1]
Characteristics
TypeS0
Apparent size (V)0.6' × 0.3'[1]
Other designations
MCG -01-03-058, 2MASX J01004985-0646207, 2MASXi J0100498-064620, 6dF J0100499-064621, PGC 3631.[1]

NGC 342 is a lenticular galaxy in the constellation Cetus. It was discovered on September 27, 1864 by Albert Marth. It was described by Dreyer as "very faint, very small."[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0342. Retrieved September 2, 2016.
  2. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 300 - 349". Cseligman. Retrieved November 6, 2016.