NGC 87

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NGC 87
NGC 87
NGC 87 (upper right) surrounded by the other galaxies in Robert's Quartet
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Phoenix
Right ascension 00h 21m 14.2s[1]
Declination −48° 37′ 42″[1]
Redshift 0.011391[1]
Helio radial velocity 3415
Distance 160 Mly
Apparent magnitude (V) 14.1
Type IBmP
Apparent size (V) 0′.9 × 0′.7
Other designations
ESO 194-G008, PGC 1357
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 87 is a diffuse, highly disorganized barred irregular galaxy, part of Robert's Quartet, a group of four interacting galaxies.


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Coordinates: Sky map 00h 21m 14.2s, −48° 37′ 42″