NGC 1705

NGC 1705

NGC 1705
NGC 1705. Credit: NASA.
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Pictor
Right ascension 04h 54m 13.5s[1]
Declination −53° 21′ 40″[1]
Redshift 633 ± 6 km/s[1]
Distance 17 Mly (5.2 Mpc)[2]
Type SA0 pec[1]
Apparent dimensions (V) 1′.9 × 1′.4[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 12.8[1]
Other designations
PGC 16282[1]

NGC 1705 is a peculiar lenticular galaxy and a Blue Compact Dwarf galaxy in the constellation Pictor. It is estimated to be approximately 17 million light-years from the Earth.[2] It is a member of the Dorado Group.[3]

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 1705. Retrieved 2006-11-29. 
  2. ^ a b Robert Nemiroff (MTU) & Jerry Bonnell (USRA) (April 23, 2003), The Stars of NGC 1705, Astronomy Picture of the Day 
  3. ^ Huchra, J. P.; Geller, M. J. (June 15, 1982), "Groups of galaxies. I - Nearby groups", Astrophysical Journal 257 (Part 1): 423–437,  

External links

  • NGC 1705 at ESA/Hubble
  • NGC 1705 on WikiSky: DSS2, SDSS, GALEX, IRAS, Hydrogen α, X-Ray, Astrophoto, Sky Map, Articles and images