NGC 83

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NGC 83
NGC 83.png
NGC 83, taken by Joseph D. Schulman
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationAndromeda
Right ascension 00h 21m 22.399s[1]
Declination+22° 26′ 01.11″[1]
Redshift0.020771[2]
Helio radial velocity6227[2]
Distance258.29 ± 49.78 Mly (79.193 ± 15.262 Mpc)[2]
Apparent magnitude (V)13.33[2]
Apparent magnitude (B)14.3[3]
Characteristics
TypeE[2][3]
Size121,900 ly (37,360 pc)[2]
Apparent size (V)1.62′ (major axis)[2]
Other designations
UGC 206, MCG+04-02-005, PGC 1371[3]

NGC 83 is an elliptical galaxy estimated to be about 260 million light-years away in the constellation of Andromeda. It was discovered by John Herschel in 1828 and its apparent magnitude is 14.2.[4]

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 c d e f g "NED results for object NGC 0083". National Aeronautics and Space Administration / Infrared Processing and Analysis Center. Retrieved 19 February 2017.
  3. ^ a b c "NGC 83". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 19 February 2017.
  4. ^ "NGC Objects: NGC 50 - 99".