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Notes for object NGC 3159

3 note(s) found in NED.


1. 1976RC2...C...0000d
Re:NGC 3159
= Holm 172c
Pair with NGC 3161 (another elliptical) at 1.3 arcmin.
In the NGC 3158 Group.

2. 1964RC1...C...0000d
Re:NGC 3159
= Holm 172c
Pair with NGC 3161 (both ellipticals) at 1.3 arcmin.
In the NGC 3158 Group.

3. 1956AJ.....61...97H
Re:NGC 3159
HMS Note No. 084
Exposed simultaneously with NGC 3161
The redshifts of these two nebulae and of NGC 3163 indicate membership
in the group including NGC 3158 as the brightest object.


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