NGC 1267

Summary

NGC 1267 is an elliptical galaxy located about 220 million light-years away[2] in the constellation Perseus.[3] NGC 1267 was discovered by astronomer Heinrich d'Arrest on February 14, 1863.[4] NGC 1267 is a member of the Perseus Cluster[5][4] and is possibly interacting with the spiral galaxy NGC 1268.[6][5]

NGC 1267
SDSS NGC 1267.jpg
SDSS image of NGC 1267. The spiral galaxy at the top of the image is NGC 1268.
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationPerseus
Right ascension03h 18m 44.9s[1]
Declination41° 28′ 04″[1]
Redshift0.016875[1]
Helio radial velocity5059 km/s[1]
Distance220 Mly (67 Mpc)[1]
Group or clusterPerseus Cluster
Apparent magnitude (V)15.4[1]
Characteristics
TypecD, E+[1]
Size~85,300 ly (26.14 kpc) (estimated)[1]
Apparent size (V)1.1 x 0.9[1]
Other designations
CGCG 540-92, MCG 7-7-55, PGC 12331, UGC 2657[1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 1267. Retrieved 2018-06-18.
  2. ^ "Your NED Search Results". ned.ipac.caltech.edu. Retrieved 2018-06-18.
  3. ^ "Revised NGC Data for NGC 1267". spider.seds.org. Retrieved 2018-06-18.
  4. ^ a b "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 1250 - 1299". cseligman.com. Retrieved 2018-06-15.
  5. ^ a b Brunzendorf, J.; Meusinger, H. (October 1, 1999). "The galaxy cluster Abell 426 (Perseus). A catalogue of 660 galaxy positions, isophotal magnitudes and morphological types". Astronomy and Astrophysics Supplement Series. 139 (1): 141–161. Bibcode:1999A&AS..139..141B. doi:10.1051/aas:1999111. ISSN 0365-0138.
  6. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 1250 - 1299". cseligman.com. Retrieved 2018-06-18.

External linksEdit

  •   Media related to NGC 1267 at Wikimedia Commons
  • NGC 1267 on WikiSky: DSS2, SDSS, GALEX, IRAS, Hydrogen α, X-Ray, Astrophoto, Sky Map, Articles and images