NGC 953

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NGC 953
NGC 0953 DSS.jpg
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationTriangulum
Right ascension02h 31m 09.8s[1]
Declination+29° 35′ 19″[1]
Redshift4720 ± 30 km/s[1]
Apparent magnitude (V)14.5[1]
Characteristics
TypeE[1]
Apparent size (V)1′.5 × 1′.5[1]
Other designations
UGC 1991,[1] PGC 9586[1]

NGC 953 (also PGC 9586, UGC 1991, MCG 5-7-1, GWT GWT 504 104 or 505.1) is an elliptical galaxy in the constellation Triangulum. It has an apparent magnitude of 14.5. It was discovered by the German astronomer Heinrich Louis d'Arrest on September 26, 1865.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h NASA/JPL. "Database entry, NGC 953". NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database. Retrieved 2006-11-25. {{cite web}}: External link in |work= (help)

Coordinates: Sky map 02h 31m 09.8s, +29° 35′ 19″