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NGC 5

Index NGC 5

NGC 5 (also MCG 6-1-13, UGC 62 and PGC 595) is an elliptical galaxy in the constellation Andromeda. [1]

11 relations: Andromeda (constellation), Édouard Stephan, Earth, Elliptical galaxy, Epoch (astronomy), Light-year, Marseille Observatory, New General Catalogue, NGC 4, Second, 2MASS.

Andromeda (constellation)

Andromeda is one of the 48 constellations listed by the 2nd-century Greco-Roman astronomer Ptolemy and remains one of the 88 modern constellations.

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Édouard Stephan

Édouard Jean-Marie Stephan (31 August 1837 – 31 December 1923) was a French astronomer.

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Earth

Earth is the third planet from the Sun and the only astronomical object known to harbor life.

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Elliptical galaxy

An elliptical galaxy is a type of galaxy having an approximately ellipsoidal shape and a smooth, nearly featureless image.

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Epoch (astronomy)

In astronomy, an epoch is a moment in time used as a reference point for some time-varying astronomical quantity, such as the celestial coordinates or elliptical orbital elements of a celestial body, because these are subject to perturbations and vary with time.

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Light-year

The light-year is a unit of length used to express astronomical distances and measures about 9.5 trillion kilometres or 5.9 trillion miles.

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Marseille Observatory

Marseille Observatory (Observatoire de Marseille) is an astronomical observatory located in Marseille, France, with a history that goes back to the early 18th century.

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New General Catalogue

The New General Catalogue of Nebulae and Clusters of Stars (abbreviated as NGC) is a catalogue of deep-sky objects compiled by John Louis Emil Dreyer in 1888.

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NGC 4

NGC 4 is a lenticular galaxy in the Pisces constellation which was discovered on November 29, 1864 by Albert Marth.

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Second

The second is the SI base unit of time, commonly understood and historically defined as 1/86,400 of a day – this factor derived from the division of the day first into 24 hours, then to 60 minutes and finally to 60 seconds each.

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2MASS

The Two Micron All-Sky Survey, or 2MASS, was an astronomical survey of the whole sky in the infrared spectrum and one of the most ambitious such projects.

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PGC 595.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NGC_5

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