NGC 427

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NGC 427
NGC 427
NGC 427 as seen by 2MASS
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Right ascension 01h 12m 19.2s[1]
Declination−32° 03′ 40″[1]
Helio radial velocity10,162 km/s[1]
Apparent magnitude (V)14.87[1]
Absolute magnitude (V)-22.03[1]
Apparent size (V)1.0' × 0.7'[1]
Other designations
ESO 412- G 014, MCG -05-04-007, 2MASX J01121922-3203399, 2MASXi J0112192-320341, ESO-LV 4120140, 6dF J0112192-320340, PGC 4333, PGC 697383.[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 427 is a spiral galaxy of type (R)SB(r)a: located in the constellation Sculptor. It was discovered on September 25, 1834 by John Herschel. It was described by Dreyer as "3 very small (faint) stars with nebulosity (?)."[2]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0427. Retrieved September 2, 2016.
  2. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 400 - 449". Cseligman. Retrieved April 18, 2017.