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NGC 467 (929 of 18,816)


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NGC 467

NGC 467, LEDA 4736, MCG+00-04-079, UGC 848, I 108, h 99, GC 263

RA: 01h 19m 10.2s
Dec: +03° 18′ 2.3″

Con: Pisces
Ch: MSA:243, U2:217, SA:10


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Type: galaxy (in group), S0

Mag: B=13.3, V=?

Size: 1.949′ x 1.819′
PA: 119°

Historical observations

William Herschel (c.1784)

Synonyms: H I-108

Discovered in 1785 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "cB, vL, iR, preceding a very bright star."

Birr Castle/Lord Rosse

Observations with the 72-inch f/8.8 speculum telescope at Birr Castle noted "Oct. 3, 1856. S, F, R, bM, has nucleus."

Published comments

Sulentic & Tifft (1973)

The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 13.5 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads E,R,BM.

Modern observations

Steve Coe

Steve Coe, using a 13.1" f/5.6, notes: ""NGC 467 Pretty faint, pretty small, not much brighter in the middle, little elongated 1.5 X 1 in PA 135."

Contemporary observations

Tom Bryant

2012 1 15 19:52:57

Observing site: Syria, Va

Telescope: C-11

[1h 19m 12s, 3 18m 0s] N 467 is small with a compact nucleus.

2011 1 4 19:3:20

Observing site: Little Bennett Regional Park

Telescope: C-11

[1h 19m 12s, 3 18m 0s] A 2x3' galaxy, elongated NW to SE. A spiral? Fairly bright, compared to the other galaxies seen tonight. MNRAS, 1991: Face on SO.

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