Low FIR/radio ratio implied by Knapp et al. (1989) data indicates that
the radio source is powered by an AGN.
Nov 24/25, 1924
NGC 3348 is a prototypical E0 with no peculiarities. The two
images close to the main galaxy image are stars, as shown by the
sharpness of the images and from the diffraction pattern visible on
the original plate for the brighter image. The print here is highly
enlarged from the original Mount Wilson 60-inch plate.
Photometry, Dynamics and Mass Determination:
Ap. J., 139, 284, 1964.
IAU Circ. No. 2641, 1974.
E0 (de Vaucouleurs)
Companion 2.6, 115, 0.6 x 0.4, SB...
Bright and compact. There is a star 0.18 arcmin from nucleus.
Heidelberg Veroff. Vol. 9, 1926 dimensions (0.3 arcmin x 0.3 arcmin) are
for the bright part only.
Ap. J., 85, 325, 1937.