NGC 446

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NGC 446
NGC 446
NGC 446 as seen by 2MASS
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Pisces
Right ascension 01h 16m 03.6s[1]
Declination +04° 17′ 39″[1]
Redshift 0.018166[1]
Helio radial velocity 5,446 km/s[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 13.35[1]
Absolute magnitude (V) -21.06[1]
Characteristics
Type (R)SAB0^0[1]
Apparent size (V) 2.0' × 1.6'[1]
Other designations
UGC 00818, MRK 0565, CGCG 411-016, MCG +01-04-012, 2MASX J01160360+0417385, IRAS 01134+0401, PGC 4578, IC 89.[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 446 is a lenticular galaxy of type (R)SAB0^0 located in the constellation Pisces. It was first discovered on October 23, 1864 by Albert Marth (and later listed as NGC 446); it was also seen on August 20, 1892 by Stéphane Javelle (and later listed as IC 89). It was described by Dreyer as "faint, very small, stellar."[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0446. Retrieved September 2, 2016. 
  2. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 400 - 449". Cseligman. Retrieved April 23, 2017.