NGC 7753

Alt. Designations: NGC 7753, ARP 86
Object Type: barred spiral galaxy
Constellation: Pegasus
Distance: 272 mly
Right Ascension: 23h 47m 04.8s
Declination: +29° 29´ 02"
Visual Magnitude: 12.2
Apparent Dimension: 3.3´ X 2.1´
Best Month To View: Aug

NGC 7752 and NGC 7753 are a set of galaxies approximately 272 million light-years away in the constellation Pegasus. NGC 7753 is the primary galaxy. It is a barred spiral galaxy with a small nucleus. NGC 7752 is the satellite galaxy of NGC 7753. It is a barred lenticular galaxy that is apparently attached to one of NGC 7753's spiral arms, it would resemble the Whirlpool Galaxy (M51A) and its satellite NGC 5195 (M51B). On January 2, 2006, a supernova (SN 2006A) was observed in NGC 7753.