NGC 7051

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NGC 7051
NGC 7051.jpg
The barred spiral galaxy NGC 7051, imaged by 2MASS.
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationAquarius
Right ascension 21h 19m 51.3s[1]
Declination−08° 46′ 59″[1]
Redshift0.008402/2519 km/s[1]
Distance98.4 Mly
Apparent magnitude (V)12.9[1]
Characteristics
TypeSB(r)a pec [1]
Apparent size (V)1.3 x 1.1[1]
Other designations
IRAS 21171-0859, MCG -2-54-4, PGC 66566[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 7051 is a barred spiral galaxy located about 100 million light-years away in the constellation of Aquarius.[2][3] It was discovered by astronomer John Herschel on July 30, 1827.[4]

SN 2002dq[edit]

On June 18, 2002 a type ll supernova designated as SN 2002dq was discovered in NGC 7051.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 7051. Retrieved 2017-07-01.
  2. ^ Rojas, Sebastián García. "Galaxy NGC 7051 - Galaxy in Aquarius Constellation · Deep Sky Objects Browser". DSO Browser. Retrieved 2017-07-01.
  3. ^ "NED results for object NGC 7051". Retrieved 2017-07-01.
  4. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 7050 - 7099". cseligman.com. Retrieved 2017-07-01.
  5. ^ "Bright Supernovae - 2002". rochesterastronomy.org. Retrieved 2017-07-01.