NGC 98

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NGC 98
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Phoenix
Right ascension 00h 22m 49.518s[1]
Declination −45° 16′ 08.43″[1]
Redshift 0.020599[2]
Helio radial velocity 6175[2]
Distance 290 Mly (89 Mpc)[3]
Apparent magnitude (B) 13.59[4]
Characteristics
Type SB(rs)bc[2]
Size 185,400 ly (56,850 pc)[2]
Apparent size (V) 2.3′ × 1.8′[2]
Other designations
ESO 242-5, PGC 1463[4]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 98 is a barred spiral galaxy in the Phoenix constellation. The galaxy NGC 98 was discovered on September 6, 1843 by the British astronomer John Frederick William Herschel.[3]

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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 "NED results for object NGC 0098". National Aeronautics and Space Administration / Infrared Processing and Analysis Center. Retrieved 19 February 2017. 
  3. ^ a b Seligman, Courtney. "NGC Objects: NGC 50 - 99". cseligman.com. Retrieved 19 February 2017. 
  4. ^ a b "NGC 98". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 19 February 2017.