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NGC 3287

NGC 3287 (also IRAS10320 + 2154, MCG 4-25-32, UGC 5742 and PGC 31311) is a magnitude +12.3 barred spiral galaxy located about 60 million light-years away in the constellation Leo.
In the sky it can be found roughly 32' southwest of the magnitude +10.8 galaxy NGC 3301.

The galaxy was discovered by Danish-German astronomer Heinrich Louis d'Arrest using a 27.94 cm (11 inch) f/17.5 Merz-Refractor at the Copenhagen Observatoryon the 1st January 1862.

The galaxy hosted supernova 2013ge

Right Ascension 10h 34m 47.3s, Declination +21 38' 52"

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