NGC 6212

NGC 6212

NGC 6212
NGC 6212 as seen through the Hubble Space Telescope
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Right ascension 16h 43m 23.1s
Declination +39° 48′ 23″
Redshift 0.030281±0.000080
Helio radial velocity 9078±24 km/s
Galactocentric velocity 9242±25 km/s
Type Sb
Apparent dimensions (V) 0.60′ × 0.4′
Apparent magnitude (V) 17.595 +/- 0.040
Absolute magnitude (V) -17.93 +/- 0.50
Other designations
MCG 7-34-142, ZWG 224.96, PGC 58840
References: NASA/IPAC extragalactic datatbase, http://spider.seds.org/

NGC 6212 is a Spiral galaxy located in the constellation Hercules. It is designated as Sb in the galaxy morphological classification scheme and was discovered by the French astronomer Édouard Stephan on 26 July 1870. NGC 6212 is located at about 0.397Gyrs from earth.[1][2][3]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Object No. 1 - NGC 6212". NASA/IPAC extragalactic database. NASA/IPAC. Retrieved 3 October 2015. 
  2. ^ "Revised NGC Data for NGC 6212". Seds. Retrieved 3 October 2015. 
  3. ^ "NGC 6212 (= PGC 58840)". cseligman. Retrieved 3 October 2015.