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NGC 1275 Facts

NGC 1275 Facts Seyfert Galaxy in Perseus

NGC 1275 is a seyfert galaxy object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 222 Million LY light years away in the constellation of Perseus.

It is also referred to as NGC(1275) 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.

The Seyfert Galaxy's location is 03:19:48.1 (R.A.) and 41:30:$2 (Dec.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 13.00 Magnitude with an apparent dimension of 2.2 x 1.7 . The object can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.

Fact File


NameNGC 1275
TypeSeyfert Galaxy
NGC Id1275
ConstellationPerseus
Right Ascension03:19:48.1
Declination41:30:$2
Distance (Lt.Yr)222 Million LY
Apparent Dimension2.2 x 1.7
Visual / Apparent Magnitude13.00
Naked Eye VisibleRequires a 4.5 - 6 Inch Telescope - Magnitudes
Sourcehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NGC_1275
CoprightN.A.S.A. Hubble


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