NGC 455

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NGC 455
NGC 455
NGC 455 as seen by 2MASS
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationPisces
Right ascension 01h 15m 57.6s[1]
Declination+05° 10′ 43″[1]
Redshift0.019437[1]
Helio radial velocity5,827 km/s[1]
Apparent magnitude (V)13.55[1]
Absolute magnitude (V)-21.71[1]
Characteristics
TypeS?[1]
Apparent size (V)1.9' × 1.2'[1]
Other designations
UGC 00815, CGCG 411-015, MCG +01-04-011, 2MASX J01155764+0510435, PGC 4572.[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 455 is a lenticular galaxy of type S? located in the constellation Pisces. It was discovered on October 27, 1864 by Albert Marth. It was described by Dreyer as "faint, very small, almost stellar."[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0455. Retrieved September 2, 2016.
  2. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 450 - 499". Cseligman. Retrieved May 9, 2017.