NGC 953

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NGC 953
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Triangulum
Right ascension 02h 31m 09.8s[1]
Declination +29° 35′ 19″[1]
Redshift 4720 ± 30 km/s[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 14.5[1]
Characteristics
Type E[1]
Apparent size (V) 1′.5 × 1′.5[1]
Other designations
UGC 1991,[1] PGC 9586[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

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. External link in |work= (help)

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