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NGC 7563

Proper NameNone
Messier NumberNone
NGC/IC NumberNGC 7563
Right Ascension23h 15m 56s
Declination+13° 11' 46"
Distancec.193,500,000 light years
c.59,300,000 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +12.9
Absolute: -21.2
Mean DiameterApparent: 1.5'
Actual: 92,300 light years
Hubble TypeSa Spiral Galaxy
Optimum VisibilitySeptember / October
NotesPart of a cluster of galaxies running through the southern parts of Pegasus, NGC 7563 lies some three degrees southeastward of the bright star Markab in the sky. This is a galaxy with a spiral form and a prominent active nucleus.