NGC 409

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NGC 409
NGC 409 DSS
NGC 409 as seen on DSS
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Sculptor
Right ascension 01h 09m 33.2s[1]
Declination −35° 48′ 20″[1]
Redshift 0.022075[1]
Helio radial velocity 6,618 km/s[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 14.26[1]
Characteristics
Type G[1]
Apparent size (V) 1.3' × 1.1'[1]
Other designations
ESO 352- G 012, MCG -06-03-023, 2MASS J01093323-3548203, 2MASXi J0109332-354820, ESO-LV 3520120, 6dF J0109332-354820, PGC 4132.[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 409 is an elliptical galaxy located in the constellation Sculptor. It was discovered on November 29, 1837 by John Herschel. It was described by Dreyer as "extremely faint, small, round, very small (faint) star near."[2]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0409. Retrieved September 2, 2016. 
  2. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 400 - 449". Cseligman. Retrieved February 5, 2017. 

Coordinates: Sky map 01h 09m 33.2s, -35° 48′ 20″