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NGC 524 Facts

NGC 524 Facts Lenticular Galaxy in Pisces

NGC 524 is a lenticular galaxy object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 90 Million Ly light years away in the constellation of Pisces.

It is also referred to as NGC(524) 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 524 was discovered in 1786 by William Herschel.

The Lenticular Galaxy's location is 01:24:47.56 (R.A.) and 09:32:23.33 (Dec.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 10.50 Magnitude . The object can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.

Fact File

NameNGC 524
TypeLenticular Galaxy
NGC Id524
Right Ascension01:24:47.56
Distance (Lt.Yr)90 Million Ly
Visual / Apparent Magnitude10.50
Naked Eye VisibleRequires a 4.5 - 6 Inch Telescope - Magnitudes
Year of Discovery1786
DiscovererWilliam Herschel
Radial Velocity2420
CoprightSpace Telescope

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