NGC 48

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NGC 48
NGC 48
NGC 48 (2MASS near-infrared)
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Andromeda
Right ascension 00h 14m 02.2s[1]
Declination +48° 14′ 05″[1]
Redshift 0.005924[1]
Helio radial velocity 1776 ± 8 km/s[1]
Distance 79.3 Mly[2]
Apparent magnitude (V) 14.4[1]
Type SABbc[1]
Apparent size (V) 1.4' x 0.9'[1]
Other designations
PGC 929
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

The New General Catalogue object NGC 48 is a barred spiral galaxy located approximately 79.3 million light-years from the Solar System[2] in the constellation Andromeda.

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0048. Retrieved 2010-05-05. 
  2. ^ a b An object's distance from Earth can be determinded using Hubble's law: v=Ho is Hubble's constant (70±5 (km/s)/Mpc). The relative uncertainty Δd/d divided by the distance is equal to the sum of the relative uncertainties of the velocity and v=Ho

Coordinates: Sky map 00h 14m 02.2s, +48° 14′ 05″