IC 3259
DSS image of IC 3259
Overlaid DSS image of IC 3259, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around IC 3259
MCG+01-32-040, UGC 7469, PGC 40273, SDSS J122348.52+071112.6

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  13.5
Size  0.633' x 0.329' @ 15°
Right Ascension  12h 23' 48.5"  (2000)
Declination  7° 11' 7" N
Constellation  Virgo
Description  F, cS, R, bM
Classification  SA
Observing Notes

Harold Corwin

IC 3256 = NGC 4342, IC 3259, IC 3260 = NGC 4341, and IC 3267. Though the IC identifications in this group of five galaxies are not ambiguous, the NGC identifications have been. See the discussion under NGC 4341, and in RC3 (the Introduction, page 60; and Appendix 6, page 551).
IC Notes by Harold Corwin
Other Data Sources for IC 3259
Associated objects for IC 3259
Nearby objects for IC 3259

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IC 3259