NGC 426

NGC 426 is an elliptical galaxy that is also classified as a Seyfert galaxy.[2] It is located in the constellation of Cetus, and it was discovered on December 20, 1786 by William Herschel.[2]

NGC 426
NGC 426
2MASS image of NGC 426
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationCetus
Right ascension 01h 12m 48.6s[1]
Declination00° 17′ 25″[1]
Redshift0.017343[1]
Helio radial velocity5,199 km/s[1]
Distance486 million ly[1]
Apparent magnitude (V)12.9[2]
Characteristics
TypeE3 pec[2]
Apparent size (V)1.4' x 1.0'[2]
Other designations
UGC 760

References

  1. ^ a b c d e "Results for Object NGC 0426". NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database. Retrieved March 19, 2017.
  2. ^ a b c d e "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 400 - 449". Courtney Seligman. Retrieved March 19, 2017.

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