NGC 461

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NGC 461
NGC 461
NGC 461 as seen by 2MASS
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationSculptor
Right ascension 01h 17m 20.6s[1]
Declination−33° 50′ 27″[1]
Redshift0.018936[1]
Helio radial velocity5,677 km/s[1]
Distance216.21 ± 22.21 Mly (66.289 ± 6.811 Mpc)[1]
Apparent magnitude (V)14.08[1]
Absolute magnitude (V)-21.72[1]
Characteristics
TypeSAB(s)c[1]
Apparent size (V)1.2' × 0.9'[1]
Other designations
ESO 352- G 033, MCG -06-04-002, 2MASXi J0117206-335027, IRAS 01150-3406, ESO-LV 3520330, 6dF J0117206-335027, PGC 4636.[1]

NGC 461 is a spiral galaxy of type SAB(s)c located in the constellation Sculptor. It was discovered on September 25, 1834 by John Herschel. It was described by Dreyer as "pretty bright, round, gradually a little brighter middle (perhaps 1° wrong?)."[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0461. Retrieved September 2, 2016.
  2. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 450 - 499". Cseligman. Retrieved May 26, 2017.