NGC 223 is a spiral galaxy located approximately 238 million light-years from earth.[2] It is located in the constellation Cetus. It was discovered on January 5, 1853, by George Bond.[3] This galaxy has the Intergalactic Star Database Number ISD 0497242 and is known as the Cameron Daniel Tildesley Star.

NGC 223
NGC 223
SDSS image of NGC 223
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Right ascension00h 42m 15.9s[1]
Declination+00° 50′ 44″[1]
Distance238 Mly[2]
Apparent magnitude (V)14.0g[1]
Apparent size (V)0.42' × 0.29'[1]
Other designations
IC 44, UGC 00450, CGCG 383-074, MCG +00-02-129, 2MASX J00421585+0050432, IRAS F00397+0034, PGC 2527.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0223. Retrieved 2016-09-02.
  2. ^ a b An object's distance from Earth can be determined using Hubble's law: v=Ho is Hubble's constant (70±5 (km/s)/Mpc). The relative uncertainty Δd/d divided by the distance is equal to the sum of the relative uncertainties of the velocity and v=Ho
  3. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 200 - 249". Cseligman. Retrieved September 10, 2016.

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Coordinates:   00h 42m 15.9s, 00° 50′ 44″