Ruud de Vries - Dutch Backyard Astrophotography

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NGC 147

Discovered by John Herschel in September 1829, NGC 147 is a dwarf galaxy about 2.58 Mly away in the constellation Cassiopeia. NGC 147 is a member of the Local group of galaxies and a satellite galaxy of the Andromeda Galaxy (Messier 31)

Name and aliases NGC 147, UGC 326
Type Galaxy in Group of Galaxies
Coordinates 00:33:12.12 +48:30:31.4
Radial velocity -193.1 km/s
Distance 2.3 million light years
Magnitude 10.5 (B)
Size 18.0 x 12.0 (arcminutes)
Link Simbad
Link HyperLeda

NGC 147

Exposure
16 * 600sec with Baader L filter