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NGC 4097

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Galaxy
NGC 4097
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SDSS-Aufnahme
SDSS recording
AladinLite
Constellation Big Dipper
Position
Equinox: J2000.0, Epoch: J2000.0
Right ascension 12h 06m 02,5s[1]
Declination +36° 51′ 49″ [1]
Appearance
Morphological type S0[1]
Brightness (visual) 13.5 mag [2]
Brightness (B-Band) 14.5 mag [2]
Angular expansion 1,2′ × 0,7′ [2]
Position angle 98° [2]
Surface brightness 13.2 mag/arcmin² [2]
Physical data
Redshift 0.020984 ± 0.000080[1]
Radial velocity 6291 ± 24 km/s[1]
Hubble distance
vrad / H0
(282 ± 20) – 106 Lj
(86.4 ± 6.1) Mpc[1]
History
Discovery William Herschel
Date of discovery 1. May 1785
Catalog designations
NGC 4097 – UGC 7092 – PGC 38363 – CGCG 187-004 – MCG +06-27-004- 2MASX J12060247+3651488 – GC 2712 – H III 400 – h 1080 –

NGC 4097 is a Hubble-type S0 lenticular galaxy in the constellation of the Big Dipper. It is estimated to be 282 million light years away from the Milky Way.

The object was discovered by Wilhelm Herschel on 1 May 1785.[3]

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Individual references

  1. a b c d NASA/IPAC EXTRAGALACTIC DATABASE
  2. a b c d e SEDS: NGC 4097
  3. Seligman