NGC 87

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NGC 87
Robert's Quartet galaxy group
NGC 87 (upper right) surrounded by the other galaxies in Robert's Quartet
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationPhoenix
Right ascension00h 21m 14.2s[1]
Declination−48° 37′ 42″[1]
Redshift0.011391[1]
Helio radial velocity3415
Distance160 Mly
Apparent magnitude (V)14.1
Characteristics
TypeIBmP
Apparent size (V)0′.9 × 0′.7
Other designations
ESO 194-G008, PGC 1357

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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  1. ^ a b c "NED results for object NGC 0087". National Aeronautics and Space Administration / Infrared Processing and Analysis Center. Retrieved 19 February 2017.

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