NGC 391

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NGC 391
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Cetus
Right ascension 01h 07m 22.6s[1]
Declination +00° 55′ 33″[1]
Redshift 0.017882[1]
Helio radial velocity 5,361 km/s[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 14.1g[1]
Characteristics
Type G[1]
Apparent size (V) 0.89' × 0.75'[1]
Other designations
UGC 00693, CGCG 384-077, MCG +00-03-075, 2MASX J01072255+0055331, PGC 3976.[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 391 is a lenticular galaxy located in the constellation Cetus. It was discovered on January 8, 1853 by George Bond. It was described by Dreyer as "faint, small, mottled but not resolved (Auwers 9)."[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0391. Retrieved September 2, 2016. 
  2. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 350 - 399". Cseligman. Retrieved January 13, 2017.