NGC 94

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NGC 94
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationAndromeda
Right ascension00h 22m 13.516s[1]
Declination+22° 28′ 59.22″[1]
Redshift0.019604[2]
Helio radial velocity5877[2]
Distance260 Mly (80 Mpc)[2]
Apparent magnitude (B)15.6[3]
Characteristics
TypeS0[4]
Size50,000 ly (15,000 pc)[4]
Apparent size (V)0.45′ × 0.4′[4]
Other designations
PGC 1423[3]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 94 (PGC 1423) is a lenticular galaxy in the constellation Andromeda. It was discovered by Guillaume Bigourdan in 1884. This object is extremely faint and small. A little above the galaxy is NGC 96. NGC 94 is about 260 million light-years away and 50,000 light-years across.[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 "NED results for object NGC 0094". National Aeronautics and Space Administration / Infrared Processing and Analysis Center. Retrieved 19 February 2017.
  3. ^ a b "NGC 94". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 19 February 2017.
  4. ^ a b c d Seligman, Courtney. "Celestial Atlas NGC Objects: NGC 77". Celestial Atlas. Retrieved 8 August 2015.