NGC 3261
DSS image of NGC 3261
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 3261, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 3261

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  11.2
Size  3.5' x 2.8' @ 85°
Right Ascension  10h 29' 1.4"  (2000)
Declination  44° 39' 24" S
Constellation  Vela
Description  F, S, R, am st
Classification  SBbc
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Feb 10, 2013    Hale Pohaku, HI (map)
46cm f/4.5 Newtonian, Deep Violet @ 175x
Seeing: 6 Transparency: 7 Moon: 0%

Small, a bright nucleus, a 14th magnitude star sharing the halo 20" north of the core, a line of 12th magnitude stars straddle the galaxy
Other Data Sources for NGC 3261
Nearby objects for NGC 3261

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NGC 3261