NGC 1294

Summary

NGC 1294
SDSS NGC 1294.jpg
SDSS image of NGC 1294.
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationPerseus
Right ascension03h 21m 39.9s[1]
Declination41° 21′ 38″[1]
Redshift0.021965[1]
Helio radial velocity6585 km/s[1]
Distance286 Mly (87.7 Mpc)[1]
Group or clusterPerseus Cluster
Apparent magnitude (V)14.3[1]
Characteristics
TypeSA0^-?[1]
Size~136,000 ly (41.8 kpc) (estimated)[1]
Apparent size (V)1.3 x 1.1[1]
Other designations
UGC 2694, CGCG 540-117, MCG +07-07-076, PGC 12600[1]

NGC 1294 is a lenticular galaxy located about 285 million light-years away[2] in the constellation Perseus.[3] The galaxy was discovered by astronomer William Herschel on October 17, 1786[4] and is a member of the Perseus Cluster.[5][4]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 1294. Retrieved 2018-07-07.
  2. ^ "Your NED Search Results". ned.ipac.caltech.edu. Retrieved 2018-07-08.
  3. ^ "Revised NGC Data for NGC 1294". spider.seds.org. Retrieved 2018-07-08.
  4. ^ a b "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 1250 - 1299". cseligman.com. Retrieved 2018-06-15.
  5. ^ 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 1294 at Wikimedia Commons
  • NGC 1294 on WikiSky: DSS2, SDSS, GALEX, IRAS, Hydrogen α, X-Ray, Astrophoto, Sky Map, Articles and images