NGC 3244

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NGC 3244
NGC 3244.tif
ESO image of NGC 3244 (left) and star TYC 7713 (right)
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Antlia
Right ascension 10h 25m 29.20s[1]
Declination −39° 49′ 40.0″[1]
Redshift 2758.0 km/s[2]
Distance 100 Mly (31,000 kpc)h−1
0.73
[3]
Apparent magnitude (V) 12.89[4]
Characteristics
Type Sbc[2]
Apparent size (V) 2.0′ × 1.5′[4]
Other designations
PGC 030594[4]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 3244 is a spiral galaxy in the Antlia constellation discovered by John Herschel on April 22, 1835.[3] A supernova was detected in NGC 3244 on June 27, 2010, designated SN 2010ev. With an apparent magnitude of about 14, it was the third-brightest supernova observed in 2010.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "NGC 3244". WIKISKY. Retrieved December 3, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "SIMBAD query result". Object query : NGC 3244. Strasbourg astronomical Data Center. Retrieved December 3, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Anne's Image of the Day: Spiral Galaxy NGC 3244". Anne's Astronomy News. July 15, 2013. Retrieved December 3, 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 3244. NASA/IPAC. Retrieved December 3, 2013. 
  5. ^ "The Czech President's Galaxy" (Press release). European Southern Observatory. May 16, 2011. Retrieved December 3, 2013.