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NGC 3662

NGC 3662 (also IRAS 11211-0049, MCG 0-29-25, UGC 6408 and PGC 34996) is a magnitude +12.9 barred spiral galaxy located 256 million light-years away in the constellation Leo.

The galaxy was discovered by German-British astronomer William Herschel using a 47.5 cm (18.7 inch) f/13 speculum reflector at Datchet, Berkshire, on the 22nd February 1784.

Right Ascension 11h 23m 46.4s, Declination Dec Dec -01° 06' 19"

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