NGC 312 is an elliptical galaxy in the constellation Phoenix. It was discovered on September 5, 1836 by John Herschel.[2]

NGC 312
NGC 0312 DSS.jpg
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationPhoenix
Right ascension00h 56m 15.9s[1]
Declination−52° 46′ 58″[1]
Redshift0.026612[1]
Helio radial velocity7,978 km/s[1]
Apparent magnitude (V)13.42[1]
Characteristics
TypeE2[1]
Apparent size (V)1.4' × 1.1'[1]
Other designations
ESO 151- G 006, 2MASX J00561593-5246576, ESO-LV 1510060, 6dF J0056158-524658, PGC 3343.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0312. Retrieved September 2, 2016.
  2. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 300 - 349". Cseligman. Retrieved October 21, 2016.