NGC 99

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NGC 99
NGC 0099 SDSS.jpg
SDSS image of NGC 99
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Pisces
Right ascension 00h 23m 59.422s[1]
Declination +15° 46′ 13.04″[1]
Redshift 0.017705[2]
Helio radial velocity 5308[2]
Distance 245 Mly (75 Mpc)[3]
Apparent magnitude (V) 13.65[4]
Apparent magnitude (B) 13.99[4]
Characteristics
Type Scd[2]
Size 101,400 ly (31,080 pc)[2]
Apparent size (V) 1.5′ × 1.5′[2]
Other designations
UGC 230, MCG+02-02-006, PGC 1523[4]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 99 is a spiral galaxy in the constellation Pisces. It was discovered on 8 October 1883 by the French astronomer Édouard Stephan.[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 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. 
  4. ^ a b c "NGC 98". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 19 February 2017.