Messier 32

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Messier 32
M32 Lanoue.png
Dwarf Elliptical Galaxy M32
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationAndromeda
Richt ascension00h 42m 41.8s[1]
Declination+40° 51′ 55″[1]
Redshift-200 ± 6 km/s[1]
Distance2.49 ± 0.08 million licht-years (763 ± 24 kpc)[2][3][4][a]
TeepcE2[1]
Apparent dimensions (V)8′.7 × 6′.5[1]
Apparent magnitude (V)8.08[5][6]
Notable featursSatellite galaxy o the
Andromeda Galaxy
Ither designations
M 32, NGC 221,[1] UGC 452,[1] PGC 2555,[1] Arp 168,[1] LEDA 2555
See an aa: Galaxy, Leet o galaxies

Messier 32 (an aw kent as M32 and NGC 221) is a droich "early-teep" galaxy locatit aboot 2.65 million licht-years frae Yird, appearin in the constellation Andromeda.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 221. Retrieved 2006-11-29. 
  2. Jensen, Joseph B.; Tonry, John L.; Barris, Brian J.; Thompson, Rodger I.; Liu, Michael C.; Rieke, Marcia J.; Ajhar, Edward A.; Blakeslee, John P. (2003). "Measuring Distances and Probing the Unresolved Stellar Populations of Galaxies Using Infrared Surface Brightness Fluctuations". Astrophysical Journal. 583 (2): 712–726. arXiv:astro-ph/0210129Freely accessible. Bibcode:2003ApJ...583..712J. doi:10.1086/345430. 
  3. Karachentsev, I. D.; Karachentseva, V. E.; Hutchmeier, W. K.; Makarov, D. I. (2004). "A Catalog of Neighboring Galaxies". Astronomical Journal. 127 (4): 2031–2068. Bibcode:2004AJ....127.2031K. doi:10.1086/382905. 
  4. Karachentsev, I. D.; Kashibadze, O. G. (2006). "Masses of the local group and of the M81 group estimated from distortions in the local velocity field". Astrophysics. 49 (1): 3–18. Bibcode:2006Ap.....49....3K. doi:10.1007/s10511-006-0002-6. 
  5. "M32". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. 
  6. Armando, Gil de Paz; Boissier; Madore; Seibert; Boselli; et al. (2007). "The GALEX Ultraviolet Atlas of Nearby Galaxies". Astrophysical Journal Supplement. 173 (2): 185–255. arXiv:astro-ph/0606440Freely accessible. Bibcode:2007ApJS..173..185G. doi:10.1086/516636. 

Coordinates: Sky map 00h 42m 41.8s, 40° 51′ 55″