NGC 6027 is a lenticular galaxy that is the brightest member of Seyfert's Sextet, a compact group of galaxies. Édouard Stephan discovered the galaxy in 1882.[2]

NGC 6027
Ngc 6027.jpg
A Hubble Space Telescope (HST) image of NGC 6027.
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationSerpens
Right ascension15h 59m 12.5s[1]
Declination+20° 45′ 48″[1]
Redshift4447 ± 11 km/s[1]
Distance~190 Mly
Apparent magnitude (V)14.7[1]
Characteristics
TypeS0 pec.[1]
Apparent size (V)0′.4 × 0′.2[1]
Other designations
UGC 10116 NED01,[1] PGC 56575[1]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 6027. Retrieved 2007-04-06.
  2. ^ "Seyfert's Sextet at SEDS.org". Archived from the original on 2007-02-27. Retrieved 2007-04-06.

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Coordinates:   15h 59m 12.5s, +20° 45′ 48″