NGC 1274

Summary

NGC 1274
SDSS NGC 1274.jpg
SDSS image of NGC 1274
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationPerseus
Right ascension03h 19m 40.5s[1]
Declination41° 32′ 55″[1]
Redshift0.021391[1]
Helio radial velocity6413 km/s[1]
Distance278 Mly (85.3 Mpc)[1]
Group or clusterPerseus Cluster
Apparent magnitude (V)15.12[1]
Characteristics
TypeE3[1]
Size~51,200 ly (15.70 kpc) (estimated)[1]
Apparent size (V)0.5 x 0.4[1]
Other designations
CGCG 540-102, MCG 7-7-62, PGC 12413[1]

NGC 1274 is a compact[2] elliptical galaxy located about 280 million light-years away[3] in the constellation Perseus.[4] NGC 1274 was discovered by astronomer Lawrence Parsons on December 4, 1875.[5] It is a member of the Perseus Cluster.[6][5]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 1274. Retrieved 2018-06-20.
  2. ^ "Detailed Object Classifications". ned.ipac.caltech.edu. Retrieved 2018-06-20.
  3. ^ "Your NED Search Results". ned.ipac.caltech.edu. Retrieved 2018-06-20.
  4. ^ "Revised NGC Data for NGC 1274". spider.seds.org. Retrieved 2018-06-20.
  5. ^ a b "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 1250 - 1299". cseligman.com (in American English). Retrieved 2018-06-15.
  6. ^ 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.

External links

  • Media related to NGC 1274 at Wikimedia Commons
  • NGC 1274 on WikiSky: DSS2, SDSS, GALEX, IRAS, Hydrogen α, X-Ray, Astrophoto, Sky Map, Articles and images

Coordinates: Sky map 03h 19m 40.5s, +41° 32′ 55″