NGC 405

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HD 6869
2MASS view of HD 6869, a star in the constellation of Phoenix.
2MASS view of HD 6869
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Phoenix
Right ascension 01h 08m 34.1s[1]
Declination −46° 40′ 07″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 7.1[2]
Spectral type F0V[3]
Radial velocity (Rv)13.7[3] km/s
Other designations
HD 6869, ESO 243-*39, 1WGA J0108.5-4639, 1RXS J010835.3-464025[1]
Database references

HD 6869 is a 7th magnitude star located in the constellation of Phoenix. It was discovered on September 6, 1834 by John Herschel and later lead to the entry NGC 405 in the New General Catalogue.[2]


  1. ^ a b c "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 405. Retrieved December 22, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "New General Catalogue Objects 400 - 449". Cseligman. Retrieved December 22, 2016. 
  3. ^ a b "HD 6869". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved December 22, 2016.