NGC 7673

NGC 7673 is a disturbed spiral galaxy located in the constellation Pegasus.[1] The galaxy has recently experienced intense star formation activity and may therefore be referred to as a starburst galaxy.[1]

NGC 7673
NGC 7673.jpg
A Hubble Space Telescope (HST) image of NGC 7673.
Credit: HST/NASA/ESA.
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationPegasus[1]
Right ascension23h 27m 41.060s[2]
Declination+23° 35′ 20.18″[2]
Helio radial velocity3,408±1 km/s[3]
Distance152.7 Mly (46.83 Mpc)[4]
Apparent magnitude (V)13.2[3]
Characteristics
Type(R')SAc pec[3]
Apparent size (V)1′.3 × 1′.2[3]
Other designations
UGC 12607,[3] PGC 71493[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "ESA Science & Technology: Hyperactive galaxy NGC 7673 [heic0205]". Retrieved 2007-04-10.
  2. ^ a b Skrutskie, M. F.; et al. (February 2006). "The Two Micron All Sky Survey (2MASS)". The Astronomical Journal. 131 (2): 1163–1183. Bibcode:2006AJ....131.1163S. doi:10.1086/498708.
  3. ^ a b c d e f "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 7673. Retrieved 2007-04-10.
  4. ^ Crook, Aidan C.; et al. (February 2007). "Groups of Galaxies in the Two Micron All Sky Redshift Survey". The Astrophysical Journal. 655 (2): 790–813. arXiv:astro-ph/0610732. Bibcode:2007ApJ...655..790C. doi:10.1086/510201. S2CID 11672751.

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