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NGC 2

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Image from the SDSS

Observation Data
Epoch: J2000
Constellation: Pegasus
Right Ascension: 00h 07m 17.1s[1]
Declination: +27° 40′ 42″[1]
Apparent Dimensions (V): 1′.0 × 0′.6[1]
Apparent Magnitude (V): +15.0[1]
Absolute Magnitude (V): {{{absmag_v}}}
Characteristics
Type: Sab[1]
Astrometry
Helio Radial Velocity: 7547 ± 2 km/s
Redshift: 0.025214[1]
Galactocentric Velocity: 7720 ± 7 km/s
Distance: 316 ± 36 Mly
(96.9 ± 11 Mpc)[2]
Other Designations
UGC 59, PGC 567, GC 6246 [1]

NGC 2 is a spiral galaxy in the constellation Pegasus. It lies slightly to the south of NGC 1.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database. Results for NGC 2. Retrieved on 2006-11-18.
  2. Distance Results for NGC 0002. NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database. Retrieved on 2010-05-03.

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