NGC 5177

NGC 5177 is a galaxy. Based on a redshift of 6467 km/s the galaxy is crudely estimated to be about 300 million light-years away.[1]

NGC 5177
NGC 5177
NGC 5177 with SN 2010cr
May 19, 2010
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationVirgo
Right ascension 13h 29m 24.2s[1]
Declination+11° 47′ 49″[1]
Redshift0.021570[1]
Helio radial velocity6467 ± 29 km/s[1]
Distance297 Mly (Light Travel-Time)[1]
(redshift-based)
Apparent magnitude (V)15.1g[1]
Characteristics
TypeS0[1]
Apparent size (V)0.81' x 0.46'[1]

Supernova

On April 16, 2010 UT, the Palomar Transient Factory automated wide-field survey detected a Supernova on the outskirts of NGC 5177.[2] The supernova is known as SN 2010cr[3] and is located at 13:29:25.11 +11:47:46.4.[2] A confirmation spectrum was taken with the Palomar Hale telescope on April 17 UT which showed it to be approximately 13 days before peak brightness.[2] The Hubble Space Telescope took STIS/UV spectroscopic observations on May 3, 2010.[4]

NGC 5177 2MASS
NGC 5177 (2MASS near-infrared) without SN 2010cr

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 5177. Retrieved 2010-05-19.
  2. ^ a b c "Nearby supernova, PTF10fps". The Astronomer's Telegram. 2010-04-22. Retrieved 2010-05-19.
  3. ^ "List of Supernovae". Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegrams. Retrieved 2011-07-03.
  4. ^ Richard S. Ellis (2010-05-03). "HST Preview for OBD708010". [Hubble Legacy Archive]. Retrieved 2010-05-19.

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