NGC 4754

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NGC 4754
SDSS NGC 4754.jpg
SDSS image of NGC 4754
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationVirgo
Right ascension 12h 52m 17.5s[1]
Declination11° 18′ 50″[1]
Redshift0.004506/1351 km/s[1]
Distance53,017,286 ly[1]
Group or clusterVirgo Cluster
Apparent magnitude (V)11.52[1]
Characteristics
TypeSB0^-(r)[1]
Size~70,491.82 ly (estimated)[1]
Apparent size (V)4.6 x 2.5[1]
Other designations
PGC 43656, UGC 8010, VCC 2092[1]

NGC 4754 is a barred lenticular galaxy located about 53 million light-years away[2] in the constellation of Virgo.[3] NGC 4754 was discovered by astronomer William Herschel on March 15, 1784.[4] It forms a non-interacting[5] pair with the edge-on lenticular galaxy NGC 4762.[6] NGC 4754 is a member of the Virgo Cluster.[7][6]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 4754. Retrieved 2017-09-20.
  2. ^ "Your NED Search Results". ned.ipac.caltech.edu. Retrieved 2017-09-20.
  3. ^ Rojas, Sebastián García. "Galaxy NGC 4754 - Barred Lenticular Galaxy in Virgo Constellation · Deep Sky Objects Browser". DSO Browser. Retrieved 2017-09-20.
  4. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 4750 - 4799". cseligman.com. Retrieved 2017-09-25.
  5. ^ "Object of the Week May 18, 2014 The Flattest Galaxy NGC 4762". www.deepskyforum.com. Retrieved 2017-09-25.
  6. ^ a b "Detailed Object Classifications". ned.ipac.caltech.edu. Retrieved 2017-09-25.
  7. ^ "APOD: 2005 May 12 - Stars, Galaxies, and Comet Tempel 1". apod.nasa.gov. Retrieved 2017-09-25.

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