NGC 3377

NGC 3377

NGC 3377
Hubble Space Telescope image of NGC 3377
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Right ascension 10h 47m 42.4s
Declination +13° 59′ 08″
Redshift 0.002218 ± 0.000008 [1]
Type E5[1]
Apparent dimensions (V) 5′.2 × 3′.0[2]
Apparent magnitude (V) 10.2[3]
Other designations
UGC 5899, PGC 32249[1]

NGC 3377 is an elliptical galaxy in the constellation Leo. It is a member of the M96 Group and is about 26 Mly away, with a diameter of approximately 40 000 ly.[2] A very faint companion galaxy, NGC 3377A is 7.1' NW.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b c "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 3377. Retrieved 2013-07-23. 
  2. ^ a b c Bratton, Mark (2011). The complete guide to the Herschel objects : Sir William Herschel’s star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies. Cambridge University Press. p. 293.  
  3. ^ Frommert, Hartmut. "NGC 3377". SEDS. Archived from the original on 6 July 2015. Retrieved 6 July 2015. 

External links

  • NGC 3377 on WikiSky: DSS2, SDSS, GALEX, IRAS, Hydrogen α, X-Ray, Astrophoto, Sky Map, Articles and images