NGC 514

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NGC 514
NGC 0514 I FUV g2006.jpg
An ultraviolet image of NGC 514 taken with GALEX.
Credit: GALEX/NASA.
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Pisces
Right ascension 01h 24m 03.9s[1]
Declination +12° 55′ 03″[1]
Redshift 0.008246[1]
Helio radial velocity 2472 ± 1 km/s[1]
Distance 95.9 ± 13.4 Mly
(29.4 ± 4.1 Mpc)[2]
Apparent magnitude (V) 12.2[1]
Characteristics
Type SAB(rs)c[1]
Apparent size (V) 3′.5 × 2′.8[1]
Other designations
UGC 947,[1] PGC 5139[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 514 is an intermediate spiral galaxy approximately 100 million light-years from the Milky Way and was discovered on 16 October 1784 by astronomer William Herschel.[3] It has a H II nucleus.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 514. Retrieved 2006-11-25.
  2. ^ "Distance Results for NGC 0514". NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database. Retrieved 2010-05-04.
  3. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 500 - 549". cseligman.com. Retrieved 2017-12-10.
  4. ^ Ho, Luis C.; Filippenko, Alexei V.; Sargent, Wallace L. W. (October 1997). "A Search for "Dwarf" Seyfert Nuclei. III. Spectroscopic Parameters and Properties of the Host Galaxies". Astrophysical Journal Supplement. 112 (2): 315–390. arXiv:astro-ph/9704107. Bibcode:1997ApJS..112..315H. doi:10.1086/313041.

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Coordinates: Sky map 01h 24m 03.9s, +12° 55′ 03″