NGC 343

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NGC 343
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Right ascension 00h 58m 23.9s[1]
Declination−23° 13′ 31″[1]
Helio radial velocity16,575 km/s[1]
Apparent magnitude (V)16.29[1]
Apparent size (V)0.72' × 0.26'[1]
Other designations
PGC 133741.[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 343 are a pair of interacting galaxies in the constellation Cetus. It was discovered in 1886 by Frank Muller. It was described by Dreyer as "extremely faint, very small, irregularly round, suddenly brighter middle and nucleus (perhaps a star?)."[3]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0343. Retrieved September 2, 2016.
  2. ^ "VizieR results for NGC 343". Retrieved January 2, 2017.
  3. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 300 - 349". Cseligman. Retrieved November 6, 2016.