NGC 479

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NGC 479
NGC 0479 SDSS.jpg
Observation data
ConstellationPisces
Right ascension01h 21m 15.7s
Declination03° 51′ 44″[1]
Distance~234 Mly (71.7 ± 4.9 Mpc)
Other designations
UGC 893, MCG 1-4-31, ZWG 411.31, ARP 8, PGC 4905
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 479 (also known as UGC 893, MCG 1-4-31, ZWG 411.31, ARP 8, PGC 4905) is a spiral galaxy in the constellation Pisces.[2] It was discovered by German astronomer Albert Marth on October 27, 1864. It is about 234 million light years away from Earth.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NED results for object NGC 0479". ned.ipac.caltech.edu. Retrieved 2017-10-09.
  2. ^ "NGC 479". Retrieved 2017-10-09.
  3. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 450 - 499". cseligman.com. Retrieved 2017-10-09.
  4. ^ "SkyView images". skyview.gsfc.nasa.gov. Retrieved 2017-10-09.

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