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NGC 1415

IC 1983

Proper NameNone
Messier NumberNone
NGC/IC NumbersNGC 1415, IC 1983
Right Ascension3h 40m 57s
Declination-22° 33' 52"
Distancec.74,700,000 light years
c.22,900,000 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +11.71
Absolute: -20.09
Mean DiameterApparent: 3.8'
Actual: 81,900 light years
Hubble TypeS0-a lenticular
Optimum VisibilityNovember / December
NotesThough a lenticular galaxy in form, NGC 1415 is by no means devoid of internal structure. In its bright central regions, a small elongated bar can be detected, and within the extended disc of the galaxy are spiralling structures that loop around the galaxy's nucleus and extend out into space.

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