NGC 6086

NGC 6086

NGC 6086
NGC 6086 (below, center) and NGC 6085
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Corona Borealis[1]
Right ascension 16h 12m 35.4s[1]
Declination 29° 29′ 02″[1]
Type E[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 12.7[2]

NGC 6086 is an elliptical galaxy in the constellation of Corona Borealis.[1] It has an apparent magnitude of 12.7.[2] A Type-cD galaxy, it is the brightest cluster galaxy in the cluster Abell 2162.[3] In 2010, a supermassive black hole was discovered in NGC 6086.[4]

References

  1. ^ a b c d e Rumistrzewicz, Stefan (2010). A Visual Astronomer's Photographic Guide to the Deep Sky: A Pocket Field Guide. New York, New York: Springer Science & Business Media. p. 158.  
  2. ^ a b Aranda, Ted (2011). 3,000 Deep-Sky Objects: An Annotated Catalogue. The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series. New York, New York: Springer Science & Business Media. p. 390.  
  3. ^ McConnell, Nicholas J.; Ma, Chung-Pei; Graham, James R.; Gebhardt, Karl; Lauer, Tod R.; Wright, Shelley A.; Richstone, Douglas O. (2011). "The Black Hole Mass in the Brightest Cluster Galaxy NGC 6086". The Astrophysical Journal 728 (2): 100.  
  4. ^ McConnell, Nicholas J.; Ma, Chung-Pei; Graham, James R.; Gebhardt, Karl; Lauer, Tod R.; Wright, Shelley A.; Richstone, Douglas O. (2010). "The Black Hole Mass in Brightest Cluster Galaxy NGC 6086".