NGC 7077

NGC 7077 is a lenticular blue compact dwarf galaxy[2] located about 56 million light-years away from Earth[3] in the constellation Aquarius.[4] Discovered by astronomer Albert Marth on August 11, 1863,[5] the galaxy lies within the Local Void.[6]

NGC 7077
SDSS NGC 7077.jpg
The lenticular galaxy NGC 7077 as imaged by the Sloan Digital Sky Survey.
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Aquarius
Right ascension21h 29m 59.6s[1]
Declination02° 24′ 51″[1]
Redshift0.003843[1]
Helio radial velocity1152 km/s[1]
Distance56 Mly (17.2 Mpc)[1]
Apparent magnitude (V)14.14[1]
Characteristics
TypeS0- pec?, BCD[1]
Size~12,300 ly (3.78 kpc) (estimated)[1]
Apparent size (V)0.8 x 0.7[1]
Other designations
ARAK 549, CGCG 375-47, MCG 0-54-28, Mrk 900, NPM1G +02.0497, PGC 66860, UGC 11755 [1]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 7077. Retrieved 2017-06-10.
  2. ^ "Your NED Search Results". ned.ipac.caltech.edu. Retrieved 2017-06-11.
  3. ^ "NED Query Results for NGC 7077". ned.ipac.caltech.edu. Retrieved 2018-04-30.
  4. ^ Rojas, Sebastián García. "Galaxy NGC 7077 - Galaxy in Aquarius Constellation · Deep Sky Objects Browser". DSO Browser. Retrieved 2017-06-11.
  5. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 7050 - 7099". cseligman.com. Retrieved 2017-06-11.
  6. ^ Tully, Brent. "The Local Void" (PDF).

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