NGC 838

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NGC 838
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Galaxy NGC 838
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Right ascension02h 09m 38.5s
Declination-10 ° 08 '48
Redshift0.012844 ±0.000004[1]
Helio radial velocity3,851 km/s
Distance~177 Mly
Apparent magnitude (V)13
Apparent size (V)1.2 ' x 0.9 '
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 838 is a lenticular galaxy located at approximately 177 million light years away in the constellation of Cetus. It is part of the Hickson Compact Group 16.[3]


  1. ^ "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 838. Retrieved 2016-11-02.
  2. ^ "DSO Browser". Galaxy NGC 838. Retrieved 2016-11-02.
  3. ^ Turner, M. J. L; Reeves, J. N; Ponman, T. J; Arnaud, M; Barbera, M; Bennie, P. J; Boer, M; Briel, U; Butler, I; Clavel, J; Dhez, P; Cordova, F; Dos Santos, S; Ferrando, P; Ghizzardi, S; Goodall, C. V; Griffiths, R. G; Hochedez, J. F; Holland, A. D; Jansen, F; Kendziorra, E; Lagostina, A; Laine, R; La Palombara, N; Lortholary, M; Mason, K. O; Molendi, S; Pigot, C; Priedhorsky, W; et al. (2000). "XMM-Newton First-Light Observations of the Hickson Galaxy Group 16". Astronomy & Astrophysics. 365: L110–L115. arXiv:astro-ph/0010612. doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20000070.