Messier 74

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Messier 74
PESSTO Snaps Supernova in Messier 74.jpg
The spire galaxy, M74 (in the left bottom corner the supernova 2013ej)
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationPisces[1]
Richt ascension01h 36m 41.8s[2]
Declination+15° 47′ 01″[2]
Redshift657 km/s[2]
Distance30 ± 6 Mly[3]
TeepSA(s)c[2]
Size (ly)95,000 ly (diameter)[4]
Nummer o starns100 billion (1×1011)
Apparent dimensions (V)10′.5 × 9′.5[2]
Apparent magnitude (V)10.0[2]
Ither designations
NGC 628, UGC 1149, PGC 5974[2]
See an aa: Galaxy, Leet o galaxies

Messier 74 (an aw kent as NGC 628 an Phanton Galaxy) is a spiral galaxy in the constellation Pisces.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. R. W. Sinnott, ed. (1988). The Complete New General Catalogue and Index Catalogue of Nebulae and Star Clusters by J. L. E. Dreyer. Sky Publishing Corporation / Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-933346-51-2. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 628. Retrieved 2006-08-12. 
  3. M. A. Hendry; S. J. Smartt; J. R. Maund; A. Pastorello; L. Zampieri; S. Benetti; et al. (2005). "A study of the Type II-P supernova 2003gd in M74". Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 359 (3): 906–926. arXiv:astro-ph/0501341Freely accessible. Bibcode:2005MNRAS.359..906H. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2966.2005.08928.x. 
  4. "Messier Object 74". 

Coordinates: Sky map 01h 36m 41.8s, +15° 47′ 01″