IC 186
DSS image of IC 186
Overlaid DSS image of IC 186, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around IC 186
MCG+00-06-020, MCG+00-06-021, PGC 7599, PGC 7600, PGC 144487

Type  Galaxy Cluster
Magnitude  14.5
Size  0.7' x 0.459' @ 60°
Right Ascension  2h 0' 24.0"  (2000)
Declination  1° 33' 10" S
Constellation  Cetus
Description  Three galaxies within 45"
Observing Notes

Harold Corwin

Javelle noted this as a double nebula, though there are actually three components -- the eastern galaxy is itself a close double. There is a much fainter compact galaxy south of the western component, but Javelle could not have seen it with the Nice 30-inch.
IC Notes by Harold Corwin
Other Data Sources for IC 186
Nearby objects for IC 186

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IC 186