NGC 24
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NGC 24
NGC 24
NGC 24
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationSculptor
Right ascension 00h 09m 56.5s[2]
Declination-24° 57′ 47″[2]
Redshift0.001848[2]
Helio radial velocity[2]
Distance22.5 ± 9.8 Mly
[3]
Apparent magnitude (V)12.4[2]
Absolute magnitude (V)-17.61
Characteristics
TypeSc[4]
Apparent size (V)5.7' x 1.5'
Other designations
UGCA 2, ESO 472-G016, MCG-04-01-018, CGS 119, PGC 701, ESO-LV 4720160

NGC 24 is a spiral galaxy in the Sculptor constellation. It was discovered by British astronomer William Herschel in 1785, and measures some 40,000 light-years across.

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References

  1. ^ "The hidden dark side of NGC 24". www.spacetelescope.org. Retrieved 2016.
  2. ^ a b c d e "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 0024. Retrieved .
  3. ^ "Distance Results for NGC 0024". NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database. Retrieved .
  4. ^ "NGC 24". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 2017.

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