NGC 4125

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NGC 4125
NGC4125-hst-R814G702B555.jpg
A Hubble Space Telescope image of NGC 4125.
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationDraco[1]
Right ascension12h 08m 06.0s[2]
Declination+65° 10′ 27″[2]
Redshift1356 ± 19 km/s[2]
Apparent magnitude (V)10.7[2]
Characteristics
TypeE6[2]
Apparent size (V)5′.8 × 3′.2[2]
Other designations
UGC 7118,[2] PGC 38524[2]

NGC 4125 is an elliptical galaxy in the constellation Draco.

In 2016, the telescope KAIT discovered the super nova SN 2016coj in this galaxy.[3] After detection it became brighter over the course of several days, with the spectrum indicating a Type Ia supernova.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ R. W. Sinnott, ed. (1988). The Complete New General Catalogue and Index Catalogue of Nebulae and Star Clusters by J. L. E. Dreyer. Sky Publishing Corporation and Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-933346-51-2.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 4125. Retrieved 2007-03-27.
  3. ^ a b Lewis, Danny. "Spy Two Supernovae in June's Night Sky". Smithsonian. Retrieved 2019-11-22.

External links[edit]

  • Media related to NGC 4125 at Wikimedia Commons