NGC 429

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NGC 429
NGC 429
NGC 429 as seen by 2MASS
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Right ascension 01h 12m 57.4s[1]
Declination−00° 20′ 42″[1]
Helio radial velocity5,625 km/s[1]
Distance304.96 Mly (93.500 Mpc)[1]
Apparent magnitude (V)14.3g[1]
Absolute magnitude (V)-22.25[1]
Apparent size (V)1.52' × 0.35'[1]
Other designations
UGC 00762, CGCG 385-027, MCG +00-04-037, 2MASX J01125745-0020416, 2MASXi J0112572-002045, 6dF J0112574-002042, 6dFGSv 00673, PGC 4368.[1]

NGC 429 is a lenticular galaxy of type S0^0: located in the constellation Cetus. It was discovered on December 20, 1786 by William Herschel. It was described by Dreyer as "very faint, very small."[2]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0429. Retrieved September 2, 2016.
  2. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 400 - 449". Cseligman. Retrieved April 18, 2017.

External links[edit]

  • Media related to NGC 429 at Wikimedia Commons