NGC 69

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NGC 69
NGC 0069 2MASS.jpg
NGC 69 in near-infrared (2MASS)
Observation data
Constellation Andromeda
Right ascension 00h 18m 20.49s
Declination 30° 02′ 20.8″
Redshift 0.022285[1]
Helio radial velocity 6680[1][2]
Distance 300 Mly[2]
Group or cluster NGC 68 group
Apparent magnitude (V) 14.7[2]
14.8[3]
14.4[4]
12.55[5]
Characteristics
Type S0
Size 80,000[2]
Apparent size (V) 0.9'x0.8'[4]
Other designations
VV 166e, ARK 005, CGCG 499-105, CGCG 0015.7+2946, MCG +05-01-066, 2MASX J00182051+3002235, 2MASXi J0018205+300223, GALEXASC J001820.54+300224.0, WBL 007-007, HOLM 006F, NPM1G +29.0011, PGC 001191, SRGb 062.054[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 69 is a Lenticular galaxy in the constellation Andromeda. It is a member of the NGC 68 group. It was discovered in 1855 by R. J. Mitchell, who described it as "extremely faint, very small, round."[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "NED search results - NGC 69". ned.ipac.caltech.edu. caltech. Retrieved 29 August 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d e Seligman, Courtney. "NGC 50-99". cseligman.com. Retrieved 29 August 2014. 
  3. ^ "NGC 69 >> Deep Sky Objects Browser". dso-browser.com. Retrieved 29 August 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "NGC 69 - DeepSkyPedia :: Astronomy". deepskypedia.com. Retrieved 29 August 2014. 
  5. ^ "WIKISKY.ORG". SKY-MAP.ORG. Retrieved 29 August 2014.