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NGC 3687

NGC 3687 (also MCG 5-27-73, UGC 6463 and PGC 35285) is a magnitude +12.1 barred spiral galaxy located 115 million light-years away in the constellation Ursa Major.

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 1789.

Right Ascension 11h 28m 00.5s, Declination Dec Dec +29° 30' 40"

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