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NGC 7437

Proper NamesNone
Messier NumberNone
NGC/IC NumberNGC 7437
Right Ascension22h 59m 3s
Declination+14° 24' 16"
Distancec.95,200,000 light years
c.29,200,000 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +13.3
Absolute: -19.0
Mean DiameterApparent: 1.8'
Actual: c.50,000 light years
Hubble TypeScd Spiral Galaxy
Optimum VisibilitySeptember
NotesNGC 7437 is oriented so as to appear almost perfectly face-on from the Milky Way, making its loose and rather faint spiral structure evident. While distinctly spiral in form, some sources suggest that it also has aspects of a ring galaxy.