NGC 7303 is a barred spiral galaxy[2] around 170 million light-years from Earth in the constellation Pegasus.[2][3] NGC 7303 was discovered by astronomer John Herschel on September 15, 1828.[4]

NGC 7303
NGC7303 - SDSS DR14.jpg
SDSS image of NGC 7303
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationPegasus
Right ascension22h 31m 32s[1]
Declination+30° 57′ 24″[1]
Redshift0.0123[1]
Distance170 Mly
Apparent magnitude (V)12.8[1]
Characteristics
TypeSbc[1]
Apparent size (V)1.5' x 1.1'[1]
Other designations
CGCG 495-5, IRAS 22292+3042, KAZ 293, MCG 5-53-4, PGC 69061, UGC 12065[1]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 7303. Retrieved 2017-05-05.
  2. ^ a b Rojas, Sebastián García. "Galaxy NGC 7303 Deep Sky Objects Browser". DSO Browser. Retrieved 2017-05-05.
  3. ^ "Your NED Search Results". ned.ipac.caltech.edu. Retrieved 2017-05-05.
  4. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 7300 - 7349". cseligman.com. Retrieved 2017-04-29.

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