NGC 97

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NGC 97
NGC97 - SDSS DR14.jpg
SDSS image of NGC 97
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationAndromeda
Right ascension 00h 22m 29.988s[1]
Declination+29° 44′ 43.34″[1]
Redshift0.015898[2]
Helio radial velocity4766[2]
Distance231.41 ± 13.61 Mly (70.950 ± 4.172 Mpc)[2]
Apparent magnitude (B)13.5[3]
Characteristics
TypeE?[2]
Size104,200 ly (31,960 pc)[2]
Apparent size (V)1.548′ (major axis)[2]
Other designations
UGC 216, MCG+05-02-007, PGC 1442[3]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 97 is a elliptical galaxy estimated to be about 230 million light-years away in the constellation of Andromeda. It was discovered by John Herschel in 1828 and its apparent magnitude is 13.5.[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 d e f "NED results for object NGC 0097". National Aeronautics and Space Administration / Infrared Processing and Analysis Center. Retrieved 19 February 2017.
  3. ^ a b "NGC 97". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 19 February 2017.
  4. ^ "NGC Objects: NGC 50 - 99".