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Type: galaxy (Seyfert 2), SBa
Mag: B=12.9, V=?
Size: 1.584′ x 0.954′
One of a cluster of four galaxies in the Sickle of Leo, between Gamma and Zeta Leonis. Other members of the cluster are NGC 3190, 3193 and 3187.
Photo Index by Jim Lucyk: Observer's Guide (Astro Cards) 3-4/88 p16.
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 12.5 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads SLEL,BM&EDGE,DIF DKLNS IN RG.
This galaxy appears on page 43 of "The Hubble Atlas of Galaxies" by Allan Sandage (1961, Washington, DC).
A 12.2 magnitude spiral, Ron Morales has been able to view it with a 6" under dark skies.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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