NGC 3504

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NGC 3504
NGC 3504
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Leo Minor
Right ascension 11h 03m 11.2s[1]
Declination +27° 58′ 21″[1]
Redshift 1534 ± 2 km/s[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 11.67[1]
Characteristics
Type (R)SAB(s)ab [1]
Apparent size (V) 2′.7 × 2′.1[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies
NGC 3504 imaged with a 32-inch telescope

NGC 3504 is a barred spiral galaxy in the constellation Leo Minor.

There is a large amount of molecular gas centered on the galactic nuculeus. Compared with other barred spiral galaxies, NGC 3504 is in an early phase of its evolution.[2]

The mass of NGC 3504 has been difficult to narrow down, but it is believed to be between 2.5*109 M⊙ and 9*109 M⊙.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 3504. Retrieved 2008-04-10.
  2. ^ Franco, J & F, Ferrini (1993). "Star Formation, Galaxies and the Interstellar Medium". Cambridge University Press. Retrieved 13 July 2018.
  3. ^ Burbidge; et al. (1960). "The Rotation and Approximate Mass of NGC 3504".

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Coordinates: Sky map 11h 03m 11.2s, +27° 58′ 21″