NGC 7814

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NGC 7814
NGC 7814 Hubble WikiSky.jpg
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Pegasus
Right ascension 00h 03m 14.9s[1]
Declination +16° 08′ 44″[1]
Redshift 1050 ± 4 km/s[1]
Distance 40.0 ± 2.6 Mly (12.2 ± 0.8 Mpc)[2]
Apparent magnitude (V) 11.6[1]
Characteristics
Type SA(S)ab[1]
Apparent size (V) 5′.5 × 2′.3[1]
Other designations
UGC 8,[1] PGC 218,[1] Caldwell 43
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 7814 (also known as UGC 8 or Caldwell 43) is a spiral galaxy about 40 million light-years away in the constellation Pegasus. The galaxy is seen edge-on from Earth. It is sometimes referred to as "the little sombrero", a miniature version of Messier 104. The star field behind NGC 7814 is known for its density of faint, remote galaxies as can be seen in the image here – in the same vein as the Hubble Deep Field.

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 7814. Retrieved 2006-11-25. 
  2. ^ Jensen, Joseph B.; Tonry, John L.; Barris, Brian J.; Thompson, Rodger I.; et al. (February 2003). "Measuring Distances and Probing the Unresolved Stellar Populations of Galaxies Using Infrared Surface Brightness Fluctuations". Astrophysical Journal. 583 (2): 712–726. Bibcode:2003ApJ...583..712J. arXiv:astro-ph/0210129Freely accessible. doi:10.1086/345430. 
  3. ^ "Dancing on the edge". Retrieved 24 June 2015. 

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Coordinates: Sky map 00h 03m 14.9s, +16° 08′ 44″