NGC 4207

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NGC 4207
SDSS NGC 4207.jpg
SDSS image of NGC 4207.
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationVirgo
Right ascension 12h 15m 30.5s[1]
Declination09° 35′ 06″[1]
Redshift0.001988[1]
Helio radial velocity596 km/s[1]
Distance47 Mly (14.4 Mpc)[1]
Group or clusterVirgo Cluster
Apparent magnitude (V)13.3[1]
Characteristics
TypeScd[1]
Size~27,000 ly (8.3 kpc) (estimated)[1]
Apparent size (V)1.59 x 0.91[1]
Other designations
CGCG 69-107, IRAS 12129+0951, MCG 2-31-69, PGC 39206, UGC 7268, VCC 152[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 4207 is a spiral galaxy[2] located about 50 million light-years away[3] in the constellation Virgo.[4] The galaxy was discovered by astronomer Heinrich d'Arrest on March 23, 1865.[5] NGC 4207 is a member of the Virgo Cluster.[6][7]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 4207. Retrieved 2018-07-28.
  2. ^ "Your NED Search Results". ned.ipac.caltech.edu. Retrieved 2018-07-28.
  3. ^ "NED Query Results for NGC 4207". ned.ipac.caltech.edu. Retrieved 2018-07-28.
  4. ^ "Revised NGC Data for NGC 4207". spider.seds.org. Retrieved 2018-07-28.
  5. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 4200 - 4249". cseligman.com. Retrieved 2018-07-28.
  6. ^ Binggeli, B.; Sandage, A.; Tammann, G. A. (September 1985). "Studies of the Virgo Cluster. II - A catalog of 2096 galaxies in the Virgo Cluster area. V - Luminosity functions of Virgo Cluster galaxies". The Astronomical Journal. 90: 1681. Bibcode:1985AJ.....90.1681B. doi:10.1086/113874. ISSN 0004-6256.
  7. ^ C., Kraan-Korteweg, R. (March 1982). "A complete sample of Virgo cluster galaxies". Astronomy and Astrophysics Supplement Series. 47: 505. Bibcode:1982A&AS...47..505K. ISSN 0365-0138.

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