NGC 59 is a lenticular galaxy[3] in the constellation Cetus. It is a probable member of the Sculptor Group. It is approximately 17 million light-years away.[2]

NGC 59
NGC 0059 DSS.jpg
DSS image of NGC 59
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Right ascension00h 15m 25.126s[1]
Declination−21° 26′ 39.68″[1]
Distance17.3 Mly (5.30 Mpc)[2]
Apparent magnitude (V)12.59[1]
Absolute magnitude (B)13.21[1]
Other designations
MCG-04-01-026, PGC 1034[3]


  1. ^ a b c d Skrutskie, M. (2006). "The Two Micron All Sky Survey (2MASS)". The Astronomical Journal. 131 (2): 1163–1183. Bibcode:2006AJ....131.1163S. doi:10.1086/498708.
  2. ^ a b Cook, David O.; Dale, Daniel A.; Johnson, Benjamin D.; Van Zee, Liese; Lee, Janice C.; Kennicutt, Robert C.; Calzetti, Daniela; Staudaher, Shawn M.; Engelbracht, Charles W. (2014). "The Spitzer Local Volume Legacy (LVL) global optical photometry". Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 445 (1): 881. arXiv:1408.1130. Bibcode:2014MNRAS.445..881C. doi:10.1093/mnras/stu1580.
  3. ^ a b c "NGC 59". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 2020-05-14.

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