NGC 1283

Summary

NGC 1283
SDSS NGC 1283.jpg
SDSS image of NGC 1283.
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationPerseus
Right ascension03h 20m 15.5s[1]
Declination41° 23′ 55″[1]
Redshift0.022439[1]
Helio radial velocity6727 km/s[1]
Distance250 Mly (76.6 Mpc)[1]
Group or clusterPerseus Cluster
Apparent magnitude (V)14.73[1]
Characteristics
TypeE1[1]
Size~90,000 ly (27.5 kpc) (estimated)[1]
Apparent size (V)0.7 x 0.6[1]
Other designations
CGCG 540-110, MCG 7-7-69, PGC 12478, UGC 2676[1]

NGC 1283 is an elliptical galaxy[2] located about 250 million light-years away[3] in the constellation Perseus.[4] The galaxy was discovered by astronomer Guillaume Bigourdan on October 23, 1884[5] and is a member of the Perseus Cluster.[6][5] It also contains an active galactic nucleus.[7]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 1283. Retrieved 2018-07-07.
  2. ^ "Your NED Search Results". ned.ipac.caltech.edu. Retrieved 2018-07-07.
  3. ^ "NED Query Results for NGC 1283". ned.ipac.caltech.edu. Retrieved 2018-07-07.
  4. ^ "Revised NGC Data for NGC 1283". spider.seds.org. Retrieved 2018-07-07.
  5. ^ a b "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 1250 - 1299". cseligman.com. 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.
  7. ^ "NGC 1283". Retrieved 2018-07-07.

External links

  • Media related to NGC 1283 at Wikimedia Commons
  • NGC 1283 on WikiSky: DSS2, SDSS, GALEX, IRAS, Hydrogen α, X-Ray, Astrophoto, Sky Map, Articles and images