NGC 6286

NGC 6286

NGC 6286
NGC 6286 (above) and NGC 6285 (below) as seen through the 0.81 m Schulman Telescope at Mount Lemmon Observatory.
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Right ascension 16h 58m 31.4s
Declination +58° 56′ 11″
Redshift 0.018349±0.000053
Helio radial velocity 5501±16 km/s
Galactocentric velocity 5689±18 km/s
Type Sb/P
Apparent dimensions (V) 1.30′ × 1.2′
Apparent magnitude (V) 12.05
Absolute magnitude (V) -22.36
Other designations
UGC 10647, MCG 10-24-84, ZWG 299.40, PGC 59352, ARP 293, IRAS16577+5900 and PRC C-51
References: NASA/IPAC extragalactic datatbase, http://spider.seds.org/

NGC 6286 is a spiral galaxy located in the constellation Draco. It is designated as Sb/P in the galaxy morphological classification scheme and was discovered by the American astronomer Lewis A. Swift in 13 August 1885. NGC 6286 is located at about 0.241Glys away from earth. NGC 6286 and NGC 6285 form a pair of interacting galaxies, with wind effect, categorized as Arp 293 in the Arp Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies[1][2][3][4]

An uncropped version of the image showing the interacting galaxies and UGC 10641, a flat galaxy at the top left area.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Object No. 1 - NGC 6286". NASA/IPAC. Retrieved 4 October 2015. 
  2. ^ "Revised NGC Data for NGC 6286". Seds. Retrieved 4 October 2015. 
  3. ^ "NGC 6286 (= PGC 59352, and with NGC 6285 = Arp 293)". cseligman. Retrieved 4 October 2015. 
  4. ^ "NGC 6286 & NGC 6285". PBase. Retrieved 4 October 2015.