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IC 112

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Galaxy
IC 112
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SDSS-Aufnahme
SDSS recording
AladinLite
Constellation Fish
Position
Equinox: J2000.0, Epoch: J2000.0
Right ascension 01h 26m 03.0s[1]
Declination +11° 26′ 35″ [1]
Appearance
Morphological type Sdm:[1][2]
Brightness (visual) 13.8 mag [2]
Brightness (B-Band) 14.4 mag [2]
Angular expansion 0.80 × 0.4 [2]
Position angle 128° [2]
Surface brightness 12.4 mag/arcmin² [2]
Physical data
Redshift 0.019410 ± 0.000017[1]
Radial velocity 5819 ± 5 km/s[1]
Hubble distance
vrad / H0
(264 ± 19) – 106 Lj
(81 ± 5.7) Mpc[1]
History
Discovery Stéphane Javelle
Date of discovery 4. December 1893
Catalog designations
IC 112 – UGC 1008 – PGC 5328 – CGCG 436-049 – MCG+02-04-047 – IRAS 1234+1110 – 2MASX J01260303+1126347 – NVSS J012602+112633

IC 112 is a Hubble-type spiral galaxy Sdm: in the constellation Pisces on the ecliptic. It is estimated to be 264 million light years away from the Milky Way and has a diameter of about 60,000 light years.
In the same area of the sky are the galaxies NGC 511 and NGC 569.

The type Ic supernova SN 2008hh was observed here.[3]

The object was discovered on December 4, 1893, by French astronomer Stéphane Javelle.[4]

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Individual references

  1. a b c d NASA/IPAC EXTRAGALACTIC DATABASE
  2. a b c d e f SEDS: IC 112
  3. Simbad
  4. Seligman