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NGC 3660

NGC 3660 (also IRAS 11210-0823, MCG -1-29-16, UGCA 234 and PGC 34980) is a magnitude +12.2 barred spiral galaxy located 169 million light-years away in the constellation Crater.

The galaxy was discovered by German-British astronomer William Herschel using a 47.5 cm (18.7 inch) f/13 speculum reflector at Windsor Road, Slough, on the 22nd February 1787.

Right Ascension 11h 23m 32.2s, Declination Dec Dec -08 39' 31"

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