NED indicates this galaxy is a starburst, which is consistent with its blue
colors in both the optical and UV. However, we note that its nuclear spectrum
was classified as a LINER in Miller & Owen (2002). It has been placed among the
star-forming galaxies in our analysis.
UCM1254+2740 Largest component of the Mrk 55 pair in Coma, with properties of
Sa type, no strong interaction signs.
West component of the pair is blue while the other is not.
= MRK 0055
In the Coma Cluster
Spectral Type: sd2