NGC 487

NGC 487 is a barred spiral galaxy located about 250 million Light-years away from Earth in the constellation Cetus.[2][3] NGC 487's calculated velocity is 5949 km/s.[3] NGC 487 was discovered by American astronomer Francis Leavenworth on November 28, 1885.[4]

NGC 487
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Pan-STARRS image of NGC 487
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationCetus
Right ascension01h 21m 55.1s[1]
Declination−16° 22′ 13″[1]
Redshift0.019844/5949 km/s[1]
Distance250 million ly
Apparent magnitude (V)14.41[1]
Characteristics
TypeSB(r)a[1]
Apparent size (V)1.1' x 0.7'[1]
Other designations
MCG -3-4-56, PGC 4958 [1]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0487. Retrieved 2017-06-04.
  2. ^ Rojas, Sebastián García. "Galaxy NGC 487 – Galaxy in Cetus Constellation · Deep Sky Objects Browser". DSO Browser. Retrieved 2017-06-04.
  3. ^ a b "Your NED Search Results". ned.ipac.caltech.edu. Retrieved 2017-06-04.
  4. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 450 – 499". cseligman.com. Retrieved 2017-06-04.

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