NGC 6207

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NGC 6207
Ngc6207-hst-R814GB606.jpg
NGC 6207 as seen through the Hubble Space Telescope
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Right ascension 16h 43m 03.7s
Declination +36° 49′ 57″
Redshift 0.002842±0.000005
Helio radial velocity 852±1 km/s
Galactocentric velocity 1012±7 km/s
Apparent magnitude (V) 11.7 +/- 0.4
Absolute magnitude (V) -19.62 +/- 0.48
Characteristics
Type SA(s)c
Size 34,000 light years
Apparent size (V) 3.00′ × 1.2′
Other designations
UGC 10521, MCG 6-37-7, ZWG 197.7, PGC 58827, KUG 1641+369, IRAS 16412+3655, KARA 766
References: NASA/IPAC extragalactic datatbase, http://spider.seds.org/
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 6207 is a spiral galaxy located in the constellation Hercules. It is designated as SA(s)c in the galaxy morphological classification scheme and was discovered by William Herschel on 16 May 1787. NGC 6207 is located at about 30 million light years from earth. It is located near the globular cluster Messier 13.[1][2][3][4]

Galaxy NGC 6207, by HST (ACS).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Object No. 1 - NGC 6207". NASA/IPAC extragalactic database. NASA/IPAC. Retrieved 3 October 2015. 
  2. ^ "Revised NGC Data for NGC 6207". Seds. Retrieved 3 October 2015. 
  3. ^ "NGC 6207 (= PGC 58827)". cseligman. Retrieved 3 October 2015. 
  4. ^ "NGC 6207". Skyhound. Retrieved 3 October 2015.