NGC 7001

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NGC 7001
NGC 7001.png
Intermediate spiral galaxy NGC 7001.
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Aquarius
Right ascension 21h 01m 07.7s[1]
Declination −00° 11′ 43″[1]
Redshift 0.023650/7090 km/s[1]
Distance 301,735,000 ly
Apparent magnitude (V) 13.8[1]
Characteristics
Type SAB(rs)ab[1]
Size ~106,276 ly [1]
Apparent size (V) 1.25 × 1.06[1]
Other designations
CGCG 374-37, IRAS 20585-0023, MCG 0-53-16, NPM1G -00.0540, UGC 11663, PGC 65905[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 7001 is an intermediate spiral galaxy[2] located about 300 million light-years away[2] in the constellation Aquarius.[3] NGC 7001 has an estimated diameter of 106,000 light-years.[2] It was discovered by English astronomer John Herschel on July 21, 1827 and was also observed by Austrian astronomer Rudolf Spitaler on September 26, 1891.[4]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 7001. Retrieved 2017-04-13.
  2. ^ a b c "Your NED Search Results". ned.ipac.caltech.edu. Retrieved 2017-04-15.
  3. ^ Rojas, Sebastián García. "Galaxy NGC 7001 · Deep Sky Objects Browser". DSO Browser. Retrieved 2017-04-15.
  4. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 7000 – 7049". cseligman.com. Retrieved 2017-04-15.