NGC 725

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NGC 725
NGC725 - SDSS DR14.jpg
NGC 725 (SDSS)
Observation data (J2000.0 epoch)
ConstellationCetus
Right ascension 01h 52m 35.49s [1]
Declination−16° 31′ 04.1″ [1]
Redshift0.034647 [1]
Helio radial velocity10387 ± 7 km/s [1]
Distance450 Mly [1]
Apparent magnitude (V)14.30 [2]
Apparent magnitude (B)15.00 [2]
Characteristics
TypeSc
Apparent size (V)0.7 x 0.6 [1]
Other designations
PGC 6950, MCG -3-5-25
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 725 is a spiral galaxy approximately 450 million light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Cetus.[1][2] It was discovered by Francis Preserved Leavenworth on November 9, 1885 with the 26" refractor at the Leander McCormick Observatory.[3]

NGC 725 (SDSS)


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  1. ^ a b c d e f g "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". ned.ipac.caltech.edu. Retrieved December 4, 2017.
  2. ^ a b c "Revised NGC Data for NGC 725". spider.seds.org. Retrieved December 9, 2017.
  3. ^ "Data for NGC 725". www.astronomy-mall.com. Retrieved December 9, 2017.