NGC 7714

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NGC 7714
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NGC 7714 is a spiral galaxy 100 million light-years from Earth.[1]
Credit: ESA, NASA
Observation data
Epoch J2000
Constellation Pisces
Right ascension 23h 36m 14.1s
Declination +2° 9′ 17″
Apparent dimension (V) 1.90 × 1.4 moa[2]
Apparent magnitude (V) 12.2
Characteristics
Type SB:(s)b? pec,[3] HII[2]
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
Database references
SIMBAD Search NGC 7714 data
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

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.[2] 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.[3]

Supernova 1999dn was observed in NGC 7714 on September 19, 1999.[3]

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