NGC 3405
DSS image of NGC 3405
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 3405, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 3405
GC 5537, MCG+03-28-014, UGC 5933, NPM1G +16.0236, PGC 32414, SDSS J104943.30+161419.7

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  14.4
Size  0.81' x 0.567' @ 55°
RA (2000)  10h 49' 43.2"
Dec (2000)  16° 14' 20" N
Constellation  Leo
Description  F, eS, alm stell, close to S*
Classification  E-SO
Observing Notes

Harold Corwin

Though Marth says "close to a small star", the second object is really another galaxy. Marth presumeably saw the brighter, larger galaxy on the southwest as nebulous, so this is the object that bears the NGC number.

- NGC Notes by Harold Corwin
Other Data Sources for NGC 3405
Associated objects for NGC 3405
Nearby objects for NGC 3405
4 objects found within 60'
IC 639 NGC 3399
NGC 3447A
Acknowledgements and Credits...

Drawings, descriptions and CCD photos are copyright Andrew Cooper unless otherwise noted, no usage without permission.

Positional and some physical information is from the NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED) which is operated by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Additional object data from the SIMBAD database, operated at CDS, Strasbourg, France.

The Digitized Sky Survey was produced at the Space Telescope Science Institute under U.S. Government grant NAG W-2166. The images of these surveys are based on photographic data obtained using the Oschin Schmidt Telescope on Palomar Mountain and the UK Schmidt Telescope.

Dark nebulae data from E.E. Barnard, A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way. Ed. Edwin B. Frost and Mary R. Calvert. Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1927

Object descriptions of Rev. Webb from Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes sixth edition, Rev. T.W. Webb, 1917, edited by Rev T.E.Espin.

NGC & IC object notes from Harold Corwin licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Additional supplementary material for NGC and IC catalog objects from Courtney Seligman with non-commercial use allowed, found at

NGC 3405