NGC 6027

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NGC 6027
Ngc 6027.jpg
A Hubble Space Telescope (HST) image of NGC 6027.
Observation data
Constellation Serpens
Right ascension 15h 59m 12.5s[1]
Declination +20° 45′ 48″[1]
Redshift 4447 ± 11 km/s[1]
Distance ~190M ly
Apparent magnitude (V) 14.7[1]
Type S0 pec.[1]
Apparent size (V) 0′.4 × 0′.2[1]
Other designations
UGC 10116 NED01,[1] PGC 56575[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 6027 is a lenticular galaxy that is the brightest member of Seyfert's Sextet, a compact group of galaxies. Édouard Stephan discovered the galaxy in 1882.[2]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 6027. Retrieved 2007-04-06. 
  2. ^ "Seyfert's Sextet at". Retrieved 2007-04-06. 

Coordinates: Sky map 15h 59m 12.5s, +20° 45′ 48″