NGC 3504

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NGC 3504
N3504s.jpg
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationLeo Minor
Right ascension11h 03m 11.2s[1]
Declination+27° 58′ 21″[1]
Redshift1534 ± 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]
Other designations
UGC 6118, MCG +05-26-039, PGC 33371[2]

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.[3]

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⊙.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 3504. Retrieved 2008-04-10.
  2. ^ "NGC 3504". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 2021-02-23.
  3. ^ Franco, J & F, Ferrini (1993). Star Formation, Galaxies and the Interstellar Medium. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-44412-5.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  4. ^ 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″