NGC 6239

NGC 6239

NGC 6239
NGC 6239 as seen through the Hubble Space Telescope
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Right ascension 16h 50m 5s
Declination +42° 44′ 23″
Redshift 0.003079±0.000009
Helio radial velocity 923±3 km/s
Galactocentric velocity 1095±7 km/s
Type SB(s)B
Apparent dimensions (V) 2.40′ × 1.1′
Apparent magnitude (V) 11.27
Absolute magnitude (V) -20.54
Other designations
UGC 10577, MCG 7-35-1, ZWG 225.2, PGC 59083, ZWG 224.105 and IRAS16484+4249
References: NASA/IPAC extragalactic datatbase, http://spider.seds.org/

NGC 6239 is a barred spiral galaxy located in the constellation Hercules with a distinct core. It is designated as SB(s)B in the galaxy morphological classification scheme and was discovered by the German-born British astronomer William Herschel on 12 April 1788. It takes 0.041Gyrs for light to travel to NGC 6239 from earth. [1][2][3]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Object No. 1 - NGC 6239". NASA/IPAC extragalactic database. NASA/IPAC. Retrieved 3 October 2015. 
  2. ^ "Revised NGC Data for NGC 6239". Seds. Retrieved 3 October 2015. 
  3. ^ "NGC 6239 (= PGC 57684)". cseligman. Retrieved 3 October 2015.