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NGC 7596

IC 1477

Proper NamesNone
Messier NumberNone
NGC/IC NumbersNGC 7596 and IC 1477
ConstellationAquarius
Right Ascension23h 18m 27s
Declination-6° 49' 27"
Distancec.325,500,000 light years
c.99,800,000 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +14.2
Absolute: -20.8
DiameterApparent: 1.0'
Actual: c.95,000 light years (long axis)
Hubble TypeS0 Lenticular
Optimum VisibilitySeptember / October
NotesA bright lenticular galaxy lying close to the Ecliptic as it passes through Aquarius, NGC 7596 has an active galactic nucleus.

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