NGC 96

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NGC 96
NGC 96.jpg
NGC 96, taken by Joseph D. Shchulman
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationAndromeda
Right ascension 00h 22m 17.697s[1]
Declination+22° 32′ 46.24″[1]
Redshift0.020631[2]
Helio radial velocity6185[2]
Distance290 Mly (89 Mpc)[3]
Apparent magnitude (B)17[4]
Characteristics
TypeS0[4]
Size39,400 ly (12,090 pc)[2]
Apparent size (V)0.5′ × 0.5′[2]
Other designations
MCG+04-02-014, PGC 1429[4]

NGC 96 is a lenticular galaxy estimated to be about 290 million light-years away in the constellation of Andromeda. It was discovered by Guillaume Bigourdan in 1884 and its apparent magnitude is 17.[3]

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 "NED results for object NGC 0096". National Aeronautics and Space Administration / Infrared Processing and Analysis Center. Retrieved 19 February 2017.
  3. ^ a b "NGC Objects: NGC 50 - 99".
  4. ^ a b c "NGC 96". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 19 February 2017.

External links[edit]

  • Media related to NGC 96 at Wikimedia Commons