(a pair of galaxies aligned with us)
NGC 3314 is two spiral galaxies, 117 and 140 million light-years
away, aligned to appear as one object to us,
which allows unique research as electromagnetic radiation from the further one
passes through the nearer.
They are known as NGC3314a in front and NGC3314b behind.
- Hydra - constellation.
- 10h37m12.5s - right ascension.
- -27deg41m05s - declination.
- 117 and 140 million ly - distance.
- SBbc and SAab - types.
- 2.6 arcmin - apparent dimensions.
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Referenced by pages:
New General Catalogue (NGC)