NGC 60

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NGC 60
NGC 60
NGC 60 (SDSS DR14)
Observation data (2000.0 epoch)
ConstellationPisces
Right ascension00h 15m 58.28s
Declination−00° 18′ 12.7″
Redshift0.039452[1]
Helio radial velocity11,827 ± 27 km/s[1]
Distance~500 Mly
(Redshift-based)
Apparent magnitude (V)14.85
Characteristics
TypeSc
Apparent size (V)1'.30 × 1'.20
Other designations
UGC 150, MCG 0-1-48, ZWG 382.37, PGC 1058

NGC 60 is an Sc type spiral galaxy in the Pisces constellation. NGC 60 is noticed for its unusually distorted spiral arms, which are commonly due to gravitational effects of neighboring galaxies, but there are no galaxies around NGC 60 to allow this.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0060. Retrieved 2010-05-04.
  2. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 50 - 99". cseligman.com. Retrieved 2017-09-18.

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Coordinates: Sky map 00h 15m 58.28s, −00° 18′ 12.7″