NGC 7001 is an intermediate spiral galaxy[2] located about 300 million light-years away[2] in the constellation Aquarius.[3] NGC 7001 has an estimated diameter of 106,000 light-years.[2] It was discovered by English astronomer John Herschel on July 21, 1827 and was also observed by Austrian astronomer Rudolf Spitaler on September 26, 1891.[4]

NGC 7001
NGC7001 - SDSS DR14.jpg
The intermediate spiral galaxy NGC 7001 (SDSS DR14)
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationAquarius
Right ascension21h 01m 07.7s[1]
Declination−00° 11′ 43″[1]
Redshift0.023650[1]
Helio radial velocity7090[1] km/s
Distance301,735,000 ly (92,512,372 pc)
Apparent magnitude (V)13.8[1]
Characteristics
TypeSAB(rs)ab[1]
Size~106,276 ly (32,584 pc)[1]
Apparent size (V)1.25 × 1.06[1]
Other designations
NPM1G -00.0540, IRAS 20585-0023, UGC 11663, MCG 0-53-16, PGC 65905, CGCG 374-37[1]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 7001. Retrieved 2017-04-13.
  2. ^ a b c "Your NED Search Results". ned.ipac.caltech.edu. Retrieved 2017-04-15.
  3. ^ Rojas, Sebastián García. "Galaxy NGC 7001 · Deep Sky Objects Browser". DSO Browser. Retrieved 2017-04-15.
  4. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 7000 – 7049". cseligman.com. Retrieved 2017-04-15.

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