NGC 3344

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In this image of NGC 3344 - photographed by M. Blauensteiner and G. Kerschhuber between 2014-02-24 and 2014-02-28 - one new dwarf companion was found. After investigations by Prof. Karachentsev this object is now catalogized as NGC3344 dw1. The total exposure of this combinated image was 28.8 hours.
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Astrophysical data of the object:

object name NGC 3344
cross-identification UGC 05840, PGC 031968 , 2MASX J10433114+2455199
     
properties SIMBAD NED POSS II blue (stretched) TBG group
RA (J2000) 10 h 43 m 31.150 s 10 h 43 m 31.1 s    
DE (J2000) +24 ° 55 ‘  19.99 “ +24 ° 55 ‘ 20 “    
type Sbc (R)SAB(r)bc    
length (‘) 4.563 7.1 7.7  
width (‘) 4.472 6.5 7.3  
brightness (mag) Filter 9.86 (V) 9.86 (V)    
velocity (km/s) 584 580    
light travel time (Myr)   40    
     
obervations by     
optical telescopes source and special observations   
radio telescopes source and special observations   
TBG group special observations Confirmation:
NEW DWARF GALAXY FOUND!
Professional investigation is actual ongoing!
The image is confidential at the Moment!

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