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NGC 3655

NGC 3655 (IRAS 11202+1651, MCG+03-29-039, UGC 6396 and PGC 34935) is a magnitude +11.7 spiral Seyfert 2 galaxy located 68 million light-years away in the constellation Leo.
NGC 3655 can be found near the 5.5-magnitude star 81 Leonis.

The galaxy was discovered by the German-British astronomer William Herschel using a 47.5 cm (18.7 inch) reflecting telescope at Datchet, Berkshire, on the 30th December 1783.

The galaxy has hosted supernova 2002ji and AT 2018aqc

Right Ascension 11h 22m 54.606s, Declination +16 35' 24.63"

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