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NGC 1277 Facts

NGC 1277 is a lenticular galaxy object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 220 Million LY light years away in the constellation of Perseus.

It is also referred to as NGC(1722) 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 Lenticular Galaxy's location is 03h 19m 51.5 (R.A.) and +41d 34` 25 (Dec.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 15.00 Magnitude . The object can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.

Fact File


NameNGC 1277
TypeLenticular Galaxy
NGC Id1722
ConstellationPerseus
Right Ascension03h 19m 51.5
Declination+41d 34` 25
Distance (Lt.Yr)220 Million LY
Visual / Apparent Magnitude15.00
Naked Eye VisibleRequires 8m Telescope - Magnitudes


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