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NGC

abbr.
New General Catalogue (of Nebulae and Clusters of Stars)

NGC

abbreviation for
(Astronomy) New General Catalogue of Nebulae and Clusters of Stars; a catalogue in which over 8000 nebulae, galaxies, and clusters are listed numerically
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John Herschel discovered nine of the central galaxies that carry NGC designations in March 1835 and 1836 during his survey of the southern sky from the Cape of Good Hope.
ASSA Top-100 Deep-Sky Objects n Object 1 NGC 55 2 NGC 104, 47 Tuc 3 NGC 247 4 NGC 246 5 NGC 253, Silver Coin 6 NGC 288 7 SMC 8 NGC 362 9 M77, NGC 1068 10 NGC 1261 11 NGC 1291 12 NGC 1316 13 NGC 1365 14 NGC 1535 15 NGC 1851 16 LMC 17 M79, NGC 1904 18 M42, Orion Nebula 19 NGC 1977 20 NGC 2070, Tarantula 21 M41, NGC 2287 22 NGC 2362, Tau CMa 23 M47, NGC 2422 24 M46, NGC 2437 25 NGC 2451 26 M93, NGC 2447 27 NGC 2477 28 NGC 2516 29 NGC 2547 30 M48, NGC 2548 31 IC 2391 32 NGC 2808 33 NGC 2818 34 IC 2488 35 NGC 3114 36 NGC 3115, Spindle 37 NGC 3132, Eight-Burst 38 NGC 3201 39 NGC 3242 40 IC 2581 41 NGC 3293 42 NGC 3324 43 IC 2602, South.
A very faint planetary nebula, NGC 7094, can be spotted (if your eyesight is very sharp and that through an amateur telescope) less than 2 degrees further north-east.
NGC speaks the same language we speak, and that made us feel comfortable with continuing to build on NGC software," said John Curtis, project manager, SRI.
When is an NGC most likely to be vulnerable to takeover by a non-cooperative firm?
She and her colleagues were drawn to NGC 6240 by its unusual properties, including its infrared brightness, strong X-ray emissions, huge concentrations of gas, and fast-moving stars.
An NGC customer for over 14 years, STEPS has managed its Victoria, Virginia manufacturing facility with NGC's Shop Floor Control.
If you are brave and are looking for a challenge, seek out the companion galaxy NGC 7038A just 22' to the south.
That scenario could explain a new observation: None of the several-hundred thousand stars in NGC 6712 are less massive than the sun.
As a result of the seamless integration between NGC Software and Threadvine, NGC customers can provide access to NGC's PLM and ERP solutions for their sales teams.
He described just four objects, being unable to resolve the pair of galaxies NGC 7318A and NGC 7318B separately.