NGC 3432

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NGC 3432
NGC 3432
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Leo Minor
Right ascension 10h 52m 31.1s[1]
Declination +36° 37′ 08″[1]
Redshift 616 ± 4 km/s[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 11.67[1]
Characteristics
Type SB(s)m[1]
Apparent size (V) 6′.8 × 1′.5[1]
Other designations
UGC 5986, PGC 32643, Arp 206
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 3432 is a spiral galaxy that can be found in the constellation Leo Minor. It is currently interacting with UGC 5983, a dwarf galaxy. Tidal filaments and intense star formation can also been seen from the interaction, which is why it was listed in Halton Arp's Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 3432. Retrieved 2008-04-10. 
  2. ^ Arp, Halton (1966). Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies. Pasadena, California: California Institute of Technology. Retrieved 5 Jan 2010.  (webpage includes PDF link)

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Coordinates: Sky map 10h 52m 31.1s, +36° 37′ 08″