NGC 95

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NGC 95
NGC 95.
NGC 95
Observation data
Constellation Pisces
Right ascension 00h 22m 13.6s
Declination +10° 29′ 30″
Redshift 0.017946[1]
Helio radial velocity 5380 km/s[1]
Distance 250 Mly
[2]
Apparent magnitude (V) 12.5 mag
Characteristics
Type SAB(rs)c?pec
Other designations
UGC 214, PGC 1426, GC 47.
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 95 is a spiral galaxy located in the Pisces constellation. It was discovered by English astronomer John Fredrick William Herschel on October 18, 1784. The galaxy has several blue spiral arms surrounding a bright yellow nucleus, and is approximately 120,000 light years in diameter, making it only slightly larger than the Milky Way.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0095. Retrieved 2015-08-18. 
  2. ^ "Celestial Atlas". Cseligman. Retrieved 2015-08-18. 

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