Galaxy NGC 3486
The galaxy NGC 3486 was discovered on 11th April 1785 by the German-British astronomer William Herschel with his homemade 18.7 inch f/12.8 reflecting telescope in Slough, England. He listed it under the designation I 87. [196, 277, 313] Es is a Seyfert 2 galaxy with an intermediate form from spiral to barred spiral (morphological type SABc) It is located at a distance of 8.4 to 13 Mpc. 
|Right Ascension (J2000.0)||11h 00m 24.0s|
|Declination (J2000.0)||+28° 58' 32"|
|Diameter||7.1 × 5.2 arcmin|
|Photographic (blue) magnitude||11.1 mag|
|Visual magnitude||10.5 mag|
|Surface brightness||14.3 mag·arcmin-2|
|Distance derived from z||9.60 Mpc|
|Metric Distance||12.230 Mpc|
|Dreyer Description||cB, cL, R, gmbM|
|Identification, Remarks||UGC 6079, MCG 5-26-32, CGCG 155-41|
The galaxy NGC 3486 is located in the constellation Leo Minor (Leo Minor). The best viewing time is October to June.
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