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NGC 3314

(a pair of galaxies aligned with us)

NGC 3314 is two spiral galaxies between 117 and 140 million light-years away aligned to appear as one object to us, enabling unique research. They are known as NGC3314a in front and NGC3314b behind.

Characteristics:

  • Hydra - constellation.
  • 10h37m12.5s - Right Ascension.
  • -27deg41m05s - Declination.
  • 117 and 140 million ly - distance.
  • SBbc and SAab - types.
  • 2.6m - apparent dimensions.

(galaxy,spiral)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NGC_3314
RedshiftParsecs
/Distance
Lightyears
/Lookback Years
  
.008436Mpc117MlyNGC 3314
Coordinates:NGC 3314
103712.5-274105

Referenced by:
New General Catalogue (NGC)
Spiral Galaxy

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