NGC 1161 is a lenticular galaxy approximately 90 million light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Perseus.[3] It was discovered, along with NGC 1160, by English astronomer William Herschel on October 7, 1784.[4]

NGC 1161
NGC1161 - SDSS DR14.jpg
NGC 1161 (SDSS)
Observation data (J2000.0 epoch)
ConstellationPerseus
Right ascension03h 01m 14.10s [1]
Declination+44° 53′ 50.00″ [1]
Redshift0.006518 [1]
Helio radial velocity1954 ± 23 km/s [1]
Distance90 Mly
Apparent magnitude (V)11.10 [2]
Apparent magnitude (B)12.10 [2]
Characteristics
TypeS0 [1]
Apparent size (V)2.8 x 2.0 [1]
Other designations
PGC 11404, MCG +07-07-015, UGC 2474

NGC 1161 is classified as a Type 1.9 Seyfert galaxy.[5] It forms a visual pair with the galaxy NGC 1160. Both galaxies are located between the Local and Perseus superclusters in the Perseus Cloud close to the centre of the Local Void.[6]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". ned.ipac.caltech.edu. Retrieved March 3, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Revised NGC Data for NGC 1161". spider.seds.org. Retrieved March 3, 2019.
  3. ^ "NGC 1161". Retrieved March 3, 2019.
  4. ^ "Data for NGC 1161". www.astronomy-mall.com. Retrieved March 3, 2019.
  5. ^ Filho, Mercedes E.; Barthel, Peter D.; Ho, Luis C. (2006). "A Radio Census of Nuclear Activity in Nearby Galaxies". Astronomy & Astrophysics. 451 (1): 12. arXiv:astro-ph/0601080. Bibcode:2006A&A...451...71F. doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20054510. S2CID 16640767.
  6. ^ Gregory, Stephen A.; Thompson, Laird A.; Tifft, William G. (1981). "The Perseus Superclaster". The Astrophysical Journal. 243: 416. Bibcode:1981ApJ...243..411G. doi:10.1086/158608.

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Coordinates:   03h 01m 14.10s, 44° 53′ 50.00″