NGC 7046

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NGC 7046
SDSS NGC 7046.jpg
SDSS image of NGC 7046.
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationEquuleus
Right ascension 21h 14m 56.0s[1]
Declination02° 50′ 05″[1]
Redshift0.013890/4164 km/s[1]
Distance176,000,000 ly
Apparent magnitude (V)13.75[1]
Characteristics
TypeSB(rs)cd, LINER [1]
Size~106,993.6 ly (estimated)[1]
Apparent size (V)1.9 x 1.3[1]
Other designations
CGCG 375-20, IRAS 21123+0237, MCG 0-54-9, PGC 66407, UGC 11708[1]

NGC 7046 is a barred spiral galaxy located about 180 million light-years away in the constellation of Equuleus.[2][3] NGC 7046 is also classified as a LINER-type galaxy.[3] NGC 7046 has an estimated diameter of 106,990 light-years.[3] NGC 7046 was discovered by astronomer William Herschel on October 10, 1790.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 7046. Retrieved 2017-06-28.
  2. ^ Rojas, Sebastián García. "Galaxy NGC 7046 - Galaxy in Equuleus Constellation · Deep Sky Objects Browser". DSO Browser. Retrieved 2017-06-29.
  3. ^ a b c "Your NED Search Results". ned.ipac.caltech.edu. Retrieved 2017-06-29.
  4. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 7000 - 7049". cseligman.com. Retrieved 2017-06-27.

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