NGC 7714

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NGC 7714
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HST image of NGC 7714[1]
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationPisces
Right ascension 23h 36m 14.1s
Declination+2° 9′ 17″
Apparent magnitude (V)12.2
Characteristics
TypeSB:(s)b? pec,[2] HII[3]
Apparent size (V)1.90 × 1.4 moa[3]
Other designations
UGC 12699, MCG 0-60-17, MK 538, IRAS 23336+0152, KCPG 587A, CGCG 381-11, VV 51, ARP 284, UM 167, near 16 Psc, PGC 71868

NGC 7714 is a spiral galaxy in the constellation Pisces. It was discovered by John Herschel on 18 September 1830.

NGC 7714 and NGC 7715 are interacting galaxies.[3] The pair are also known as Arp 284. NGC 7714 appears to be a highly distorted spiral, possibly a barred spiral galaxy. NGC 7715 is of uncertain type, probably an edge-on spiral or an irregular galaxy.[2]

Supernova 1999dn was observed in NGC 7714 on September 19, 1999.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The tell-tale signs of a galactic merger". Retrieved 24 June 2015.
  2. ^ a b c Galaxies NGC 7714 & NGC 7715 (Arp 284) at Kopernik Observatory & Science Center
  3. ^ a b c "Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg". Results for NGC 7714. Retrieved 2010-11-07.

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Coordinates: Sky map 23h 36m 14.1s, +2° 9′ 17″