NGC 1566

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NGC 1566
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A close-up image of NGC 1566 taken by the Hubble’s Wide Field Camera 3.
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationDorado
Right ascension 04h 20m 00.40200s
Declination−54° 56′ 16.5781″
Redshift0.005017
Helio radial velocity1,506.1 km/s
Distance69 Mly (21.3 Mpc)
Apparent magnitude (V)9.73±0.03
Characteristics
TypeSAB(rs)bc
Mass6.5×1010 M
Apparent size (V)8′.51 × 5′.37
Other designations
PGC 14897
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 1566 is an intermediate spiral galaxy in the constellation Dorado.