NGC 497

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NGC 497
NGC497 - SDSS DR14.jpg
NGC 497 (SDSS)
Observation data (J2000.0 epoch)
ConstellationCetus
Right ascension 01h 22m 23.76s [1]
Declination−00° 52′ 30.75″ [1]
Redshift0.027155 [1]
Helio radial velocity8141 ± 3 km/s [1]
Distance336 Mly [1]
Apparent magnitude (V)13.00 [2]
Apparent magnitude (B)13.80 [2]
Characteristics
TypeSBbc
Apparent size (V)2.03 x 0.79 [1]
Other designations
PGC 4992, MCG 0-4-100, UGC 915, Arp 8
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 497 is a barred spiral galaxy approximately 336 million light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Cetus.[1] It was discovered by French astronomer Édouard Stephan on November 6, 1882.[3]

NGC 497 was imaged by Halton Arp and included in his Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies as Arp 8, under the category of 'split arm' galaxies.[4]

NGC 497 (SDSS)


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  1. ^ a b c d e f g "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". ned.ipac.caltech.edu. Retrieved November 29, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Revised NGC Data for NGC 497". spider.seds.org. Retrieved December 9, 2017.
  3. ^ "Data for NGC 497". www.astronomy-mall.com. Retrieved December 9, 2017.
  4. ^ Arp, Halton (1966). "Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies". Figure 1. Retrieved November 29, 2017.

Coordinates: Sky map 01h 22m 23.76s, -00° 52′ 30.75″