NGC 712 is a lenticular galaxy located 230 million light-years away[2] in the constellation Andromeda. It was discovered by astronomer John Herschel in October 1828[3] and is a member of Abell 262.[4][5][6][7]

NGC 712
NGC 712 PanS.jpg
Pan-STARRS image of NGC 712
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationAndromeda
Right ascension01h 53m 08.4s[1]
Declination36° 49′ 11″[1]
Redshift0.017779[1]
Helio radial velocity5330 km/s[1]
Distance230 Mly (69 Mpc)[1]
Group or clusterAbell 262
Apparent magnitude (V)13.77[1]
Characteristics
TypeS0[1]
Size~100,000 ly (32 kpc) (estimated)[1]
Apparent size (V)1.3 x 1.0[1]
Other designations
MCG 6-5-35, PGC 6988, UGC 1352[1]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 712. Retrieved 2018-12-28.
  2. ^ "Your NED Search Results". ned.ipac.caltech.edu. Retrieved 2018-12-28.
  3. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 700 - 749". cseligman.com. Retrieved 2018-11-21.
  4. ^ Garcia, A. M. (1993-07-01). "General study of group membership. II - Determination of nearby groups". Astronomy and Astrophysics Supplement Series. 100: 47–90. Bibcode:1993A&AS..100...47G. ISSN 0365-0138.
  5. ^ Giuricin, Giuliano; Marinoni, Christian; Ceriani, Lorenzo; Pisani, Armando (2000-11-01). "Nearby Optical Galaxies: Selection of the Sample and Identification of Groups". The Astrophysical Journal. 543 (1): 178–194. arXiv:astro-ph/0001140. Bibcode:2000ApJ...543..178G. doi:10.1086/317070. ISSN 0004-637X. S2CID 9618325.
  6. ^ "Detailed Object Classifications". ned.ipac.caltech.edu. Retrieved 2018-12-29.
  7. ^ "NGC 712". sim-id. Retrieved 2018-12-29.

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