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NGC 3314

(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.

Characteristics:


(galaxy,spiral)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NGC_3314
RedshiftParsecs
/Distance
Lightyears
/Lookback Years
  
.008436Mpc117MlyNGC 3314
Coordinates:NGC 3314
J103712.5-274105

Referenced by pages:
New General Catalogue (NGC)
spiral galaxy

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