NGC 6181

NGC 6181

NGC 6181
NGC 6181 as seen through the Hubble Space Telescope
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Right ascension 16h 32m 20.9s
Declination +19° 49′ 36″
Redshift 0.007922±0.000013
Helio radial velocity 2375±4 km/s
Galactocentric velocity 2493±6 km/s
Type SA(rs)C
Apparent dimensions (V) 2.50′ × 1.1′
Apparent magnitude (V) 10.42
Absolute magnitude (V) -22.14
Other designations
UGC 10439, MCG 3-42-20, ZWG 109.31, PGC 58470, IRAS16301+1955
References: NASA/IPAC extragalactic datatbase, http://spider.seds.org/ http://cseligman.com

NGC 6181 is a barred spiral galaxy located in the constellation Hercules. It is designated as SA(rs)C in the galaxy morphological classification scheme and was discovered by William Herschel on 28 April 1788. It takes 0.107Gyrs for light to travel to NGC 6181 from earth. [1][2][3]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Object No. 1 - NGC 6181". NASA/IPAC extragalactic database. NASA/IPAC. Retrieved 3 October 2015. 
  2. ^ "Revised NGC Data for NGC 6081". Seds. Retrieved 3 October 2015. 
  3. ^ "NGC 6181 (= PGC 57684)". cseligman. Retrieved 3 October 2015.