NGC 472 is a spiral galaxy located roughly 220 million lightyears from earth in the constellation Pisces.[1] It was discovered on August 29, 1862 by Heinrich Louis d'Arrest.[2][3]

NGC 472
NGC 472
SDSS recording of NGC 472
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationPisces
Right ascension01h 20m 26.68s
Declination+32° 42′ 32.3″
Redshift0.017646
Helio radial velocity5,243 km/s
Distance220 Mly
Apparent magnitude (V)14.0
Characteristics
TypeSb
Apparent size (V)0.8' × 0.6'
Other designations
UGC 870, 2MASX J01202867+3242322, PGC 4833

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Revised NGC Data for NGC 472". spider.seds.org. Retrieved September 11, 2017.
  2. ^ "NGC 472". Retrieved September 11, 2017.
  3. ^ "Your NED Search Results". ned.ipac.caltech.edu. Retrieved September 11, 2017.

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Coordinates:   01h 20m 26.68s, 32° 42′ 32.3″