NGC 93

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NGC 93
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NGC 93 (top right) and its spiral companion to the left, NGC 90
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationAndromeda
Right ascension 00h 22m 03.211s [1]
Declination+22° 24′ 29.15″[1]
Redshift0.017946[2]
Helio radial velocity5380 ± 10 km/s[2]
Distance259.7 ± 68.1 Mly
(79.633 ± 20.875 Mpc)[2]
Apparent magnitude (V)14.34 [2]
Characteristics
TypeS [2]
Apparent size (V)1.4' x 0.7' [3]
Other designations
UGC 209,[2] MCG+04-02-012,PGC 1412[2]

NGC 93 is an interacting spiral galaxy estimated to be about 260 million light-years away in the constellation of Andromeda. It was discovered by R. J. Mitchell in 1854.[3] The galaxy is currently interacting with NGC 90 and has some signs of interacting with it.

NGC 93 and NGC 90 form the interacting galaxy pair Arp 65.

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 0093". National Aeronautics and Space Administration / Infrared Processing and Analysis Center. 2008. Retrieved 26 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b "NGC Objects: NGC 50 - 99".