NGC 1808

NGC 1808

NGC 1808
A Hubble Space Telescope (HST) image of NGC 1808 taken using WFPC2.[1]
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Columba[1]
Right ascension 5h 7m 42.3s[2]
Declination −37° 30′ 47″[2]
Redshift 995 ± 4 km/s[2]
Type (R')SAB(s)b
Apparent dimensions (V) 6′.5 × 3′.9[2]
Apparent magnitude (V) 10.8[2]
Other designations
PGC 16779[2]

NGC 1808 is a Seyfert galaxy located in the constellation Columba. Supernova 1993 af went off in NGC 1808.[3]

A Hubble Space Telescope (HST) image of the center of NGC 1808. Credit: HST/NASA/ESA.


External links

  • : Pictures and descriptionHubble Heritage site

References

  1. ^ a b "HubbleSite - NewsCenter - Hubble Captures the Heart of Star Birth". Retrieved 2007-04-05. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 1808. Retrieved 2007-04-05. 
  3. ^ .et al.Haumy , 1996 Astronomical Journal v.112, p.2408