NGC 46

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NGC 46
NGC 46 SDSS
NGC 46 as seen on SDSS
Observation data
Epoch J2000[1]      Equinox
Constellation Pisces[2]
Right ascension 00h 14m 10.1s[3]
Declination +05° 59′ 14″[3]
Apparent magnitude (V) 11.7[3]

NGC 46, also occasionally referred to as PGC 5067596, is an F8 star located approximately 962 ± 281 light-years from the Solar System in the constellation Pisces. It was first discovered on October 22, 1852 by Irish astronomer Edward Joshua Cooper, who incorrectly identified it as a nebula.[3]

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  1. ^ "NGC 46". Retrieved 2017-12-09. 
  2. ^ "Revised NGC Data for NGC 46". spider.seds.org. Retrieved 2017-10-05. 
  3. ^ a b c d "New General Catalogue objects: NGC 1 - 49". Retrieved 2013-07-28. 

Coordinates: Sky map 00h 14m 10.1s, +05° 59′ 14″