NGC 6027a

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NGC 6027a
A Hubble Space Telescope (HST) image of NGC 6027a.
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Right ascension15h 59m 11.1s[1]
Declination+20° 45′ 16″[1]
Redshift4560 ± 8 km/s[1]
Apparent magnitude (V)14.9[1]
TypeSa pec[1]
Apparent size (V)0′.5 × 0′.4[1]
Other designations
UGC 10116 NED02,[1] PGC 56576[1]

NGC 6027a is a spiral galaxy that is part of Seyfert's Sextet, a compact group of galaxies, which is located in the constellation Serpens. In optical wavelengths, it has a strong resemblance to Messier 104, the Sombrero Galaxy, with which it shares a near equivalent orientation to observers on Earth.

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 6027a. Retrieved 2007-04-08.

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