NGC 7640

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NGC 7640
NGC 7640 - HST - Potw1706a.tif
NGC 7640 (photographed by the Hubble Telescope
Observation data
ConstellationAndromeda
Right ascension23h 22m 06.58s[1]
Declination+40° 50′ 43.5″[1]
Redshift0.001231 ± 0.000004[1]
Helio radial velocity+369 ± 1 km/s[1]
Distance29.72 ± 0.5 Mly[1]
Apparent magnitude (V)11.1
Absolute magnitude (V)11.86[1]
Characteristics
TypeSB(s)c
Apparent size (V)10.5′ × 2′[1]
Other designations
NGC 7640
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 7640 is a barred spiral galaxy in the constellation of Andromeda. There is evidence that this galaxy has experienced an interaction with another galaxy in the (astronomically) recent past.[2]

It is not immediately obvious this is a spiral galaxy from the photograph because it is edge on.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 7640. Retrieved 2017-02-13.
  2. ^ a b "NASA TV". Hubble Sees Spiral in Andromeda. Retrieved 2017-02-13.