NGC 480

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NGC 480
SDSS NGC 480.jpeg
SDSS image of NGC 480
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationCetus
Right ascension 01h 20m 34.4s[1]
Declination−09° 52′ 49″[1]
Redshift0.042953 /12877 km/s[1]
Distance546 million ly
Apparent magnitude (V)15.8[1]
Characteristics
TypeSab[1]
Size~99,800 ly (estimated)
Apparent size (V)0.55 x 0.28[1]
Other designations
PGC 4845 [1]

NGC 480 is a spiral galaxy [2] located about 546 million light-years away from Earth in the constellation Cetus.[3][2] NGC 480 was discovered by American astronomer Francis Leavenworth In 1886.[4]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0480. Retrieved 2017-06-04.
  2. ^ a b "Your NED Search Results". ned.ipac.caltech.edu. Retrieved 2017-06-04.
  3. ^ Rojas, Sebastián García. "Galaxy NGC 480 - Galaxy in Cetus Constellation · Deep Sky Objects Browser". DSO Browser. Retrieved 2017-06-04.
  4. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 450 - 499". cseligman.com. Retrieved 2017-06-04.

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