NGC 4323

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NGC 4323
SDSS NGC 4323.jpg
SDSS image of NGC 4323.
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Coma Berenices[1]
Right ascension 12h 23m 01.674s[2]
Declination +15° 54′ 19.65″[2]
Redshift 17898 ± 1 km/s[3]
Distance 52.5[4] Mly
Group or cluster Virgo Cluster
Apparent magnitude (V) 15.1[3]
Characteristics
Type SB0^0(r), dE[3]
Size ~14,340 ly
Apparent size (V) 0.953′ × 0.610′[2]
Other designations
PGC 40171, VCC 608
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 4323 is a lenticular or dwarf elliptical galaxy galaxy[5] located about 52.5 million light-years away in the constellation Coma Berenices. It was discovered in 1882 by astronomer Wilhelm Tempel.[6] It is a companion of Messier 100.[7] It is also a member of the Virgo Cluster.[8]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Dreyer, J. L. E. (1988). Sinnott, R. W., ed. The Complete New General Catalogue and Index Catalogue of Nebulae and Star Clusters. Sky Publishing Corporation and Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-933346-51-4.
  2. ^ a b c Skrutskie, M. F.; et al. (February 2006), "The Two Micron All Sky Survey (2MASS)", The Astronomical Journal, 131 (2): 1163–1183, Bibcode:2006AJ....131.1163S, doi:10.1086/498708.
  3. ^ a b c "Results for NGC 4321". NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database. NASA. Retrieved 2006-08-31.
  4. ^ "Pattern Speeds BIMA-SONG Galaxies with Molecule-Dominated ISMs Using the Tremaine-Weinberg Method". (Ferrarese et al. 1996). arXiv:astro-ph/0406426. Bibcode:2004ApJ...614..142R. doi:10.1086/423423. Missing or empty |url= (help)
  5. ^ "Your NED Search Results". ned.ipac.caltech.edu. Retrieved 2017-08-28.
  6. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 4300 - 4349". cseligman.com. Retrieved 2017-08-28.
  7. ^ "NGC 4323". Retrieved 2017-08-28.
  8. ^ "Detailed Object Classifications". ned.ipac.caltech.edu. Retrieved 2017-08-28.

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