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NGC 3791

NGC 3791 (also MCG -1-30-20 and PGC 36156) is a magnitude +13.4 lenticular galaxy located 254 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 39m 41.6s, Declination Dec Dec -09° 22' 00"

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