NGC 3596

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NGC 3596
NGC 3596
NGC 3596 2MASS (near-infrared)
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Leo
Right ascension 11h 15m 06.2s[1]
Declination +14° 47′ 13″[1]
Redshift 1193 ± 1 km/s[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 12.0[1]
Characteristics
Type SAB(rs)c[1]
Apparent size (V) 4′.0 × 3′.8[1]
Other designations
UGC 6277,[1] PGC 34298[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 3596 is an intermediate spiral galaxy in the constellation Leo. It was discovered by William Herschel 1784. It is located below the star Theta Leonis (Chertan).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for. Retrieved 2006-10-24.
  2. ^ "WikiSky DSS2 image of Chertan and NGC 3596". Wikisky. Retrieved 2010-05-16.

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Coordinates: Sky map 11h 15m 06.2s, +14° 47′ 13″