NGC 363

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NGC 363
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Cetus
Right ascension 01h 06m 15.8s[1]
Declination −16° 32′ 34″[1]
Redshift 0.037499[1]
Helio radial velocity 11,242 km/s[1]
Distance 417 million ly (128 mpc)[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 15.35[1]
Characteristics
Type S0[1]
Apparent size (V) 0.25' × 0.25'[1]
Other designations
MCG -03-03-023, 2MASX J01061580-1632343, 2MASXi J0106158-163233, 6dF J0106158-163234, PGC 3911.[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 363 is a lenticular galaxy in the constellation Cetus. It was discovered on November 28, 1885 by Francis Leavenworth. It was described by Dreyer as "extremely faint, extremely small, round."[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0363. Retrieved September 2, 2016. 
  2. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 350 - 399". Cseligman. Retrieved November 25, 2016.