NGC 81

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NGC 81
NGC 0081 2MASS.jpg
2MASS image of NGC 81
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationAndromeda
Right ascension 00h 21m 13.314s[1]
Declination+22° 22′ 58.11″[1]
Redshift0.020447[2]
Helio radial velocity6130[2]
Distance285 Mly (87 Mpc)[3]
Apparent magnitude (B)17.74[4]
Characteristics
TypeS0[3]
Apparent size (V)0.3′ × 0.15′[3]
Other designations
PGC 1352[4]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 81 is a lenticular galaxy estimated to be about 270 million light-years away in the constellation of Andromeda.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Skrutskie, M. (2006). "The Two Micron All Sky Survey (2MASS)". The Astronomical Journal. 131 (2): 1163–1183. Bibcode:2006AJ....131.1163S. doi:10.1086/498708.
  2. ^ a b "NED results for object NGC 0081". National Aeronautics and Space Administration / Infrared Processing and Analysis Center. Retrieved 19 February 2017.
  3. ^ a b c d "NGC Objects: NGC 50 - 99".
  4. ^ a b "NGC 81". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 19 February 2017.