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NGC 7793 Facts

NGC 7793 Facts Spira Galaxy in Sculptor

NGC 7793 is a spira galaxy object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 13 Million Ly light years away in the constellation of Sculptor.

It is also referred to as NGC(7793) 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 7793 was discovered in 1826 by James Dunlop.

The Spira Galaxy's location is 23 57 51.11 (R.A.) and -32 35 27 (Dec.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 10.00 Magnitude . The object can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.

Fact File


NameNGC 7793
TypeSpira Galaxy
NGC Id7793
ConstellationSculptor
Right Ascension23 57 51.11
Declination-32 35 27
Distance (Lt.Yr)13 Million Ly
Visual / Apparent Magnitude10.00
Naked Eye VisibleRequires a 7x50 Binoculars - Magnitudes
Year of Discovery1826
DiscovererJames Dunlop
Radial Velocity226.8
Sourcehttps://www.spacetelescope.org/images/potw1438a/
CoprightSpace Telescope


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