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NGC 3367

NGC 3367, LEDA 32178, MCG+02-28-005, UGC 5880, II 78, h 748, GC 2193

RA: 10h 46m 35.01s
Dec: +13° 45′ 1.2″

Con: Leo
Ch: MSA:730, U2:190, SA:13

Ref: SIMBAD

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Type: galaxy (Seyfert), SBc

Mag: B=12, V=?

Size: 2.454′ x 2.398′
PA: ?

Historical observations

William Herschel (c.1784)

Synonyms: H II-078

Discovered in 1784 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "pB pL r."

Published comments

Sulentic & Tifft (1973)

The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 12.5 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads S,R,HISB,DKLNS, SEV BTIWKNY ARMS.

Sandage, A. (1961) The Hubble Atlas of Galaxies

This galaxy appears on page 49 of "The Hubble Atlas of Galaxies" by Allan Sandage (1961, Washington, DC).

Modern observations

Tom Lorenzin

Tom Lorenzin, in the electronic version of "1000+ The Amateur Astronomers' Field Guide to Deep Sky Observing", notes: "12.1M; 1.9' x 1.7' extent; soft, roundish blob with brighter center 1 degree N and a bit W of M-105; see photo at HAG-49."

Brian Skiff

7cm - fairly f, modlosfcbr @ 50x. smooth circ spot lacking concen. two m12 *s

nrby on S. BS, 12Apr1992, Anderson Mesa.

Contemporary observations

Tom Bryant

2011 5 29 22:38:49

Observing site: Pinnacles overlook

Telescope: C-11

[10h 46m 36s, 13 45m 0s] A large, faint, somewhat mottled galaxy. Sc? B: Sc.

Richard Ford

2012 March 24th, Sat

Location:Perdeberg.

Time:1:00am.

Sky Conditions:The fainter parts of the Milky Way are barely visible.Haziness only visible on the horizon.Atmosphere stable with little interference.

Instrument:12-inch Dobsonian.

This galaxy's oval like shape is seen but no detail of it is discerned.However this galaxy looks like a fairly faint smudge of soft light but it has a vague appearance.Only the central nucleus of this galaxy is slightly moderately bright.This galaxy measures 2.8'* 0.9'.The nucleus of this galaxy is equally bright compared to the far outskirts of this galaxy.

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