NGC 309 is a spiral galaxy in the constellation Cetus. It was discovered in 1876 by Wilhelm Tempel.[2]

NGC 309
NGC309 - SDSS DR14.jpg
SDSS image of NGC 309
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationCetus
Right ascension00h 56m 42.6s[1]
Declination−09° 54′ 50″[1]
Redshift0.018886[1]
Helio radial velocity5,662 km/s[1]
Apparent magnitude (V)13.4g[1]
Characteristics
TypeSAB(r)c[1]
Apparent size (V)1.94' × 1.34'[1]
Other designations
MCG -02-03-050, 2MASX J00564266-0954500, IRAS 00542-1010, F00541-1011, 6dF J0056427-095450, PGC 3377.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0309. Retrieved September 2, 2016.
  2. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 300 - 349". Cseligman. Retrieved October 20, 2016.

External linksEdit

  •   Media related to NGC 309 at Wikimedia Commons