NGC 2300

NGC 2300 is a lenticular galaxy in the constellation Cepheus.[4] It was discovered in 1871 by French astronomer Alphonse Borrelly using an 18 cm telescope.[3]

NGC 2300
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NGC 2300 next to nearby galaxy NGC 2276
Observation data (J2000[1] epoch)
ConstellationCepheus
Right ascension07h 32m 20.5s[1]
Declination+85° 42′ 31.9″[1]
Redshift0.00641[1]
Helio radial velocity1,917 km/s[1]
Apparent magnitude (V)10.76[2]
Absolute magnitude (V)−22.0[2]
Characteristics
TypeSA00[2]
Other designations
PGC 21231, APG 114, UGC 3798, MCG +14-04-031, 2MASS J07322048+8542319[3][1]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f "NGC 2300". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 2019-02-25.
  2. ^ a b c "Results for object NGC 2300 (NGC 2300)". NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database. California Institute of Technology. Retrieved 2021-02-26.
  3. ^ a b "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 2300 - 2349". cseligman.com. Retrieved 2019-02-25.
  4. ^ "Your NED Search Results". ned.ipac.caltech.edu. Retrieved 2019-02-25.

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Coordinates:   07h 32m 20.5s, +85° 42′ 31.9″