NGC 4076

NGC 4076 is a spiral galaxy located 290 million light-years away[2] in the constellation Coma Berenices.[3] The galaxy was discovered by astronomer William Herschel on April 27, 1785[4] and is a member of the NGC 4065 Group.[5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12]

NGC 4076
SDSS NGC 4076.jpg
SDSS image of NGC 4076.
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationComa Berenices
Right ascension12h 04m 32.5s[1]
Declination20° 12′ 18″[1]
Redshift0.020728[1]
Helio radial velocity6214 km/s[1]
Distance291 Mly (89.1 Mpc)[1]
Group or clusterNGC 4065 Group
Apparent magnitude (V)14.35[1]
Characteristics
TypeSa[1]
Size~103,000 ly (31.6 kpc) (estimated)[1]
Apparent size (V)0.9 x 0.9[1]
Other designations
UGC 07061, PGC 038209, MCG +03-31-034[1]

NGC 4076 is classified as a LINER galaxy.[13][14]

SupernovaEdit

NGC 4076 has been host to two type Ia supernovae.[15][16] The first, SN 2007M was first observed on December 24, 2006.[15][17][18] However, it was discovered on January 14, 2007.[18][19][20] The second, SN 2011bc was discovered on April 1, 2011.[15][21][22][23]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "Your NED Search Results". ned.ipac.caltech.edu. Retrieved 2019-02-10.
  3. ^ "Revised NGC Data for NGC 4076". spider.seds.org. Retrieved 2019-02-10.
  4. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 4050 - 4099". cseligman.com. Retrieved 2019-02-03.
  5. ^ Gregory, S. A.; Thompson, L. A. (1978-06-01). "The Coma/A1367 supercluster and its environs". The Astrophysical Journal. 222: 784–799. Bibcode:1978ApJ...222..784G. doi:10.1086/156198. ISSN 0004-637X.
  6. ^ Tifft, W. G.; Gregory, S. A. (1979-07-01). "Band theory applied to the Coma/A1367 supercluster". The Astrophysical Journal. 231: 23–27. Bibcode:1979ApJ...231...23T. doi:10.1086/157158. ISSN 0004-637X.
  7. ^ Burns, Jack O.; Hanisch, Robert J.; White, Richard A.; Nelson, Eric R.; Morrisette, Kim A.; Moody, J. Ward (1987-09-01). "A VLA 20 CM survey of poor groups of galaxies". The Astronomical Journal. 94: 587–617. Bibcode:1987AJ.....94..587B. doi:10.1086/114494. ISSN 0004-6256.
  8. ^ Doe, Stephen M.; Ledlow, Michael J.; Burns, Jack O.; White, Richard A. (1995-07-01). "ROSAT Observations of Five Poor Galaxy Clusters with Extended Radio Sources". The Astronomical Journal. 110: 46. Bibcode:1995AJ....110...46D. doi:10.1086/117496. ISSN 0004-6256.
  9. ^ White, Richard A.; Bliton, Mark; Bhavsar, Suketu P.; Bornmann, Patricia; Burns, Jack O.; Ledlow, Michael J.; Loken, Christen (1999-11-01). "A Catalog of Nearby Poor Clusters of Galaxies". The Astronomical Journal. 118 (5): 2014–2037. arXiv:astro-ph/9907283. Bibcode:1999AJ....118.2014W. doi:10.1086/301103. ISSN 0004-6256. S2CID 73667751.
  10. ^ Helsdon, Stephen F.; Ponman, Trevor J.; O'Sullivan, Ewan; Forbes, Duncan A. (2001-08-01). "X-ray luminosities of galaxies in groups". Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 325 (2): 693–706. arXiv:astro-ph/0103293. Bibcode:2001MNRAS.325..693H. doi:10.1046/j.1365-8711.2001.04490.x. ISSN 0035-8711. S2CID 17732882.
  11. ^ Freeland, E.; Stilp, A.; Wilcots, E. (2009-07-01). "H I Observations of Five Groups of Galaxies". The Astronomical Journal. 138 (1): 295–304. arXiv:0905.3907. Bibcode:2009AJ....138..295F. doi:10.1088/0004-6256/138/1/295. ISSN 0004-6256. S2CID 15714969.
  12. ^ Freeland, E.; Sengupta, C.; Croston, J. H. (2010-12-01). "Quantifying the importance of ram-pressure stripping in a galaxy group at 100 Mpc". Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 409 (4): 1518–1524. arXiv:1007.3286. Bibcode:2010MNRAS.409.1518F. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2966.2010.17379.x. ISSN 0035-8711. S2CID 119216322.
  13. ^ "NGC 4076". sim-id. Retrieved 2019-02-10.
  14. ^ Gavazzi, G.; Savorgnan, G.; Fumagalli, Mattia (2011-10-01). "The complete census of optically selected AGNs in the Coma supercluster: the dependence of AGN activity on the local environment". Astronomy and Astrophysics. 534: A31. arXiv:1107.3702. Bibcode:2011A&A...534A..31G. doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201117461. ISSN 0004-6361. S2CID 73621726.
  15. ^ a b c "List of supernovae sorted by host name". Bright Supernova - Archives. Retrieved 2019-02-02.
  16. ^ "Bright Supernova pages - Most prolific galaxies". www.rochesterastronomy.org. Retrieved 2019-02-10.
  17. ^ "Bright Supernovae - 2007". www.rochesterastronomy.org. Retrieved 2019-02-10.
  18. ^ a b "SN 2007M". w.astro.berkeley.edu. Retrieved 2019-02-10.
  19. ^ "SN 2007M | Transient Name Server". wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il. Retrieved 2019-02-10.
  20. ^ "2007M - The Open Supernova Catalog". Retrieved 2019-02-10.
  21. ^ "Bright Supernovae - 2011". rochesterastronomy.org. Retrieved 2019-02-10.
  22. ^ "SN 2011bc | Transient Name Server". wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il. Retrieved 2019-02-10.
  23. ^ "2011bc - The Open Supernova Catalog". Retrieved 2019-02-10.

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