M 77

M77, NGC 1068, Sbp

Cet, 2 h 42.7 m, -0 01'

M(v) 8.8, 7' X 6'

Large red shift. Distance "somewhat over 60 million light years, the exact value not well determined." (Burnham) A Seyfert galaxy, meaning a small bright nucleus with strong emission lines, and a strong radio source.

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