NGC 385 is an unbarred lenticular galaxy located in the constellation Pisces. It was discovered on November 4, 1850 by Bindon Stoney. It was described by Dreyer as "pretty faint, pretty small, round, northeastern of 2.", the other being NGC 384. Along with galaxies NGC 375, NGC 379, NGC 382, NGC 383, NGC 384, NGC 386, NGC 387 and NGC 388, NGC 385 forms a galaxy cluster called Arp 331.[2]

NGC 385
NGC385 - SDSS DR14.jpg
SDSS image of NGC 385 (NGC 384 is in the bottom center)
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationPisces
Right ascension01h 07m 27.2s[1]
Declination+32° 19′ 10″[1]
Redshift0.016595[1]
Helio radial velocity4,975 km/s[1]
Apparent magnitude (V)13.93[1]
Characteristics
TypeSA0:[1]
Apparent size (V)1.1' × 1.0'[1]
Other designations
UGC 00687, CGCG 501-085, MCG +05-03-056, 2MASX J01072723+3219112, 2MASXi J0107272+321911, PGC 3984.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0385. Retrieved September 2, 2016.
  2. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 350 - 399". Cseligman. Retrieved January 5, 2017.

External linksEdit

  •   Media related to NGC 385 at Wikimedia Commons