NGC 717

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NGC 717
PanSTARRS NGC 717.jpg
PanSTARRS image of NGC 717
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationAndromeda
Right ascension 01h 53m 55.1s[1]
Declination36° 13′ 46″[1]
Redshift0.016571[1]
Helio radial velocity4968 km/s[1]
Distance210 Mly (64.4 Mpc)[1]
Group or clusterAbell 262
Apparent magnitude (V)14.86[1]
Characteristics
TypeS0/a[1]
Size~99,000 ly (30.4 kpc) (estimated)[1]
Apparent size (V)1.3 x 0.2[1]
Other designations
MCG 6-5-41, PGC 7033, UGC 1363[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 717 is a lenticular galaxy in the constellation Andromeda. Bindon Blood Stoney found the galaxy on October 28, 1850.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 717. Retrieved 2018-12-28.
  2. "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 700 - 749". cseligman.com. Retrieved 2018-11-21.

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