NGC 430

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NGC 430
NGC 430
NGC 430 as seen by 2MASS
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationCetus
Right ascension 01h 12m 59.9s[1]
Declination−00° 15′ 09″[1]
Redshift0.17676[1]
Helio radial velocity5,299 km/s[1]
Distance355.71 ± 213.16 Mly (109.060 ± 65.354 Mpc)[1]
Apparent magnitude (V)13.9b[1]
Absolute magnitude (V)-23.03[1]
Characteristics
TypeE:[1]
Apparent size (V)1.3' × 1.1'[1]
Other designations
UGC 00765, CGCG 385-029, MCG +00-04-039, 2MASX J01125992-0015087, 2MASXi J0112599-001509, 6dF J0112599-001509, 6dFGSv 00674, PGC 4376.[1]

NGC 430 is an elliptical galaxy of type E: located in the constellation Cetus. It was discovered on October 1, 1785 by William Herschel. It was described by Dreyer as "faint, very small, round, very suddenly brighter middle similar to star."[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0430. Retrieved September 2, 2016.
  2. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 400 - 449". Cseligman. Retrieved April 18, 2017.