NGC 6181

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NGC 6181
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NGC 6181 as seen through the Hubble Space Telescope
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Right ascension 16h 32m 20.9s
Declination+19° 49′ 36″
Redshift0.007922±0.000013
Helio radial velocity2375±4 km/s
Galactocentric velocity2493±6 km/s
Apparent magnitude (V)10.42
Absolute magnitude (V)-22.14
Characteristics
TypeSB(rs)c
Size~ 79,000 light years
Apparent size (V)2.50′ × 1.1′
Other designations
UGC 10439, MCG 3-42-20, ZWG 109.31, PGC 58470, IRAS 16301+1955
References: NASA/IPAC extragalactic datatbase, http://spider.seds.org/, http://cseligman.com
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 6181 is a barred spiral galaxy located in the constellation Hercules. It is designated as SB(rs)c in the galaxy morphological classification scheme and was discovered by William Herschel on 28 April 1788. The galaxy is 107 million light years away.[1][2][3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Object No. 1 - NGC 6181". NASA/IPAC extragalactic database. NASA/IPAC. Retrieved 3 October 2015.
  2. ^ "Revised NGC Data for NGC 6081". Seds. Retrieved 3 October 2015.
  3. ^ "NGC 6181 (= PGC 57684)". cseligman. Retrieved 3 October 2015.