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NGC3340

 

Basic Information


Location and Magnitude


Right Ascension: 10:42:17.9
Declination: -0:22:37
Constellation: SEX
Visual Magnitude: 13.0

Historic Information


Discoverer: Marth
Year of discovery: 1865
Discovery aperture: 48.0

Observational


Summary description: F, S, R
Sub-type: Sbc

Corwin's Notes

===== NGC 3340. See NGC 3339.

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 3340 17.5" (4/29/00): faint, fairly small, round, 0.8' diameter, very weak even concentration to a slightly brighter core. The halo fades into the background. Located 12' SW of uneven double 1464 = 8.2/10.9 at 5". This galaxy is incorrectly identified as NGC 3339 in the RNGC.