NGC 4875

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NGC 4875
SDSS NGC 4875.jpg
Sloan Digital Sky Survey image of NGC 4875.
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationComa Berenices
Right ascension 12h 59m 37.9s[1]
Declination27° 54′ 26″[1]
Helio radial velocity8045 km/s[1]
Distance350 Mly (107 Mpc)[1]
Group or clusterComa Cluster
Apparent magnitude (V)15.4[1]
Size~61,200 ly (18.75 kpc) (estimated)[1]
Apparent size (V)0.29 x 0.20[1]
Other designations
CGCG 160-232, DRCG 27-104, PGC 44640, ZwG 160.232[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 4875 is a lenticular galaxy located about 350 million light-years away[2] in the constellation Coma Berenices.[3] NGC 4875 was discovered by astronomer Guillaume Bigourdan on May 16, 1885.[4] The galaxy is a member of the Coma Cluster.[5][6]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 4875. Retrieved 2018-04-16.
  2. ^ "Your NED Search Results". Retrieved 2018-04-17.
  3. ^ "Revised NGC Data for NGC 4875". Retrieved 2018-04-17.
  4. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 4850 - 4899". Retrieved 2018-04-17.
  5. ^ Gambera, M.; Pagliaro, A.; Antonuccio-Delogu, V.; Becciani, U. (1997). "A Three-dimensional Wavelet Analysis of Substructure in the Coma Cluster: Statistics and Morphology". The Astrophysical Journal. 488 (1): 136. arXiv:astro-ph/9701224. Bibcode:1997ApJ...488..136G. doi:10.1086/304684. ISSN 0004-637X.
  6. ^ "Detailed Object Classifications". Retrieved 2018-04-17.