NGC 1512

NGC 1512

NGC 1512
The inner ring of NGC 1512 as imaged by the Hubble Space Telescope (HST).
Credit: HST/NASA/ESA.
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Horologium
Right ascension 04h 03m 54.3s[1]
Declination −43° 20′ 56″[1]
Redshift 898 ± 3 km/s[1]
Distance 11.6 Mpc (38 Mly) h−1
0.73
[2]
Type SB(r)ab[1]
Apparent dimensions (V) 8′.9 × 5′.6[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 11.1[1]
Other designations
PGC 14391[1]

NGC 1512 is a barred spiral galaxy approximately 38 million light-years away from Earth[2] in the constellation Horologium. It is a member of the Dorado Group.[3]

An ultraviolet image of NGC 1510 and NGC 1512 taken with GALEX. The image shows that NGC 1512 has spiral arms that extend well beyond its optical disk. Credit:GALEX/NASA/JPL-Caltech.

Contents

  • Gallery 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Gallery

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 1512. Retrieved 2006-11-25. 
  2. ^ a b "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 1512, Co-Moving Radial Distance. Retrieved 2014-12-18. 
  3. ^ Maia, M. A. G.; da Costa, L. N.; Latham, David W. (April 1989). "A catalog of southern groups of galaxies". Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series 69: 809–829.  

External links

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