NGC 6263

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NGC 6263
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Hercules
Right ascension 16h 56m 43.239s[1]
Declination +27° 49′ 19.96″[1]
Redshift 0.034541±0.000120 km/s[2]
Distance (comoving) 118.03 Mpc[3]
Distance 473.9 million light years
Apparent magnitude (V) 14.1
Characteristics
Type E
Size 124,000 light years
Apparent size (V) 0.843′ × 0.742′[1]
Other designations
LEDA 59292, UZC J165643.2+274919, AWM 5-4, 2MASX J16564323+2749199, Z 1654.7+2754, FBQS J1656+2749, MCG+05-40-008, Z 169-14, FIRST J165643.1+274919, NPM1G +27.0546, GIN 627, UGC 10618
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 6263 is an elliptical galaxy in the constellation Hercules. It was discovered by Albert Marth on June 28, 1864.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Skrutskie, M. F.; et al. (February 2006), "The Two Micron All Sky Survey (2MASS)", The Astronomical Journal, 131 (2): 1163–1183, Bibcode:2006AJ....131.1163S, doi:10.1086/498708. 
  2. ^ Koranyi, Daniel M.; Geller, Margaret J. (January 2002), "Kinematics of AWM and MKW Poor Clusters", The Astronomical Journal, 123 (1): 100–124, Bibcode:2002AJ....123..100K, doi:10.1086/338096 
  3. ^ Tully, R. Brent; et al. (October 2013), "Cosmicflows-2: The Data", The Astronomical Journal, 146 (4): 25, Bibcode:2013AJ....146...86T, doi:10.1088/0004-6256/146/4/86, 86 
  4. ^ Seligman, Courtney. "NGC Objects: NGC 6250 - 6299". cseligman.com. Archived from the original on 3 July 2015. Retrieved 3 July 2015. 

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Coordinates: Sky map 16h 56m 43.32s, +27° 49′ 18.8″