NGC 3864

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NGC 3864
SDSS NGC 3864.jpeg
SDSS image of NGC 3864.
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationLeo
Right ascension11h 45m 15.7s[1]
Declination19° 23′ 32″[1]
Redshift0.023339[1]
Helio radial velocity6997 km/s[1]
Distance330 Mly (100 Mpc)[1]
Group or clusterLeo Cluster
Apparent magnitude (V)15.08[1]
Characteristics
TypeSa[1]
Size~85,000 ly (26.2 kpc) (estimated)[1]
Apparent size (V)0.9 x 0.7[1]
Other designations
CGCG 97-130, MCG 3-30-97, PGC 36620[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 3864 is a spiral galaxy located about 330 million light-years away[2] in the constellation Leo.[3] The galaxy was discovered by astronomer Édouard Stephan on March 23, 1884.[4] It is a member of the Leo Cluster.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 3864. Retrieved 2018-07-30.
  2. ^ "Your NED Search Results". ned.ipac.caltech.edu. Retrieved 2018-07-30.
  3. ^ "Revised NGC Data for NGC 3864". spider.seds.org. Retrieved 2018-07-30.
  4. ^ "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 3850 - 3899". cseligman.com. Retrieved 2018-07-17.
  5. ^ "NGC 3864". Retrieved 2018-07-30.

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