NGC 481

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NGC 481
NGC 481
SDSS view of NGC 481
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationCetus
Right ascension 01h 21m 12.54s
Declination−09° 12′ 39.9″
Redshift0.01846 ± 0.00010
Helio radial velocity(5482 ± 30) km/s
Distance229 Mly
Apparent magnitude (V)13.5
Characteristics
TypeSA(r)0- pec?
Apparent size (V)1.7′ × 1.3′
Other designations
PGC 4899, MCG -02-04-030, 2MASX J01211246-091240

NGC 481 is a elliptical galaxy in the constellation Cetus.[1] It is located approximately 229 million light-years from Earth and was discovered in on November 20, 1886 by astronomer Lewis A. Swift.[2][3]

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  1. ^ "NGC 481". Retrieved 2017-10-09.
  2. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 450 - 499". cseligman.com. Retrieved 2017-10-09.
  3. ^ "Your NED Search Results". ned.ipac.caltech.edu. Retrieved 2017-10-09.

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