NGC 379

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NGC 379
NGC 379
NGC 379
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Pisces
Right ascension 01h 07m 15.7s[1]
Declination 32° 31′ 13″[1]
Redshift 0.018606[1]
Helio radial velocity 5,578 km/s[1]
Distance 195.5 million ly (59.944 mpc)[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 12.8[2]
Characteristics
Type S0[1]
Apparent size (V) 1.4 × 0.7[2]
Other designations
UGC 683, MCG +05-03-050, 2MASX J01071567+3231131, 2MASXi J0107156+323113, PGC 3966[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 379 is a lenticular galaxy in the constellation Pisces. It was discovered on September 12, 1784 by William Herschel.[2] It was described by Dreyer as "pretty faint, small, round, brighter middle".[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0379. Retrieved December 30, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c d "New General Catalog Objects 350 - 399". Courtney Seligman. Retrieved December 30, 2016.