NGC 3258

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NGC 3258
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Antlia
Right ascension 10h 28m 9s[1]
Declination −35° 36′[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 12.8[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 3258 is an elliptical galaxy in the constellation Antlia. It is a member of the Antlia Cluster, which lies about 40.7 megaparsecs (132.7 million light-years) away.[2]


  1. ^ a b c Dunlop, Storm (2005). Atlas of the Night Sky. Collins. ISBN 0-00-717223-0. 
  2. ^ Dirsch, B.; Richtler, T.; Bassino, L. P. (September 2003). "The globular cluster systems of NGC 3258 and NGC 3268 in the Antlia cluster" (PDF). Astronomy and Astrophysics. 408: 929–939. Bibcode:2003A&A...408..929D. arXiv:astro-ph/0307200Freely accessible. doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20031027. Retrieved March 10, 2012.