NGC 584

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NGC 584
NGC 0584SST.jpg
Spitzer Space Telescope image of NGC 584
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Cetus
Right ascension 01h 31m 20.755s[1]
Declination −06° 52′ 05.02″[1]
Redshift 0.006011[2]
Helio radial velocity 1802[2]
Distance 62.28 ± 10.84 Mly (19.094 ± 3.323 Mpc)[2]
Apparent magnitude (V) 10.48
Apparent magnitude (B) 11.44
Characteristics
Type E4[2]
Apparent size (V) 2.983' × 1.850'[1]
Other designations
IC 1712, MCG-01-04-060, PGC 5663[3]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 584 is an elliptical galaxy in the constellation Cetus. The galaxy was discovered on 10 September 1785 by the German-British astronomer William Herschel.

It is about 20 megaparsecs (60 million light-years) distant.[4]

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