NGC 4

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NGC 4
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Pisces
Right ascension 00h 07m 24.41s[1]
Declination +08° 22′ 25.6″[1]
Redshift unknown(?)[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 16.8[2]
Characteristics
Type S0[2]
Apparent size (V) 0′.6 × 0′.3[2]
Other designations
PGC 212468, GC 5081.
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 4 is a lenticular galaxy in the Pisces constellation which was discovered on November 29, 1864 by Albert Marth.[3]

Based on a rough photometric redshift of 0.042952 ± 0.008433, measured by the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, NGC 4 is likely 580 ± 110 mly away, making it a possible member of the NGC 7838 group, which is 530 mly away.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0004. Retrieved 2006-11-04. 
  2. ^ a b c "Hyperleda". Results for NGC 4. Retrieved 2006-05-03. 
  3. ^ "New General Catalogue Objects 1 - 49". Courtney Seligman. Retrieved 2016-12-30. 

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