NGC 1055 is a spiral galaxy object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 52 Million LY light years away in the constellation of Cetus.
It is also referred to as NGC(1055) in the New General Catalogue. This is a list of deep space objects that was compiled by John Louis Emil Dreyer in 1888 in an update to John Herschel earlier catalogue. NGC 1055 was discovered in 1783 by Sir William Herschel.
The Spiral Galaxy's location is 2:41:45.2 (R.A.) and 0:26:35 (Dec.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 11.00 Magnitude with an apparent dimension of 7.6 x 2.7 . The object can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.
|Distance (Lt.Yr)||52 Million LY|
|Apparent Dimension||7.6 x 2.7|
|Visual / Apparent Magnitude||11.00|
|Naked Eye Visible||Requires a 4.5 - 6 Inch Telescope - Magnitudes|
|Year of Discovery||1783|
|Discoverer||Sir William Herschel|
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