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Notes for object NGC 6878

6 note(s) found in NED.


1. 1994CAG1..B...0000S
Re:NGC 6878
Group?
Sc(r)I.3
CD-1107-Br
Aug 18/19, 1979
103aO + GG385
45 min
This exquisite spiral is of small angular
diameter, D_25_ = 1.6'; its redshift is large, at
v_o = 5791 km/s. It is in a field of several other
galaxies of similar angular diameter, which may
form a physical group. NGC 6878A (RSabII) is
at a separation of 10.3' toward the north (the
declination in the RC2 is incorrect) at a
projected linear separation of 347 kpc. An
anonymous high-surface-brightness closer
candidate companion (unknown redshift) at a
separation of 6.7' has a projected linear separation
of 226 kpc. Many other galaxies of similar
angular size over a wider but still nearby field
are seen on the Palomar Schmidt survey prints.
However, this field is in the neighborhood
Telescopium Group, whose mean redshift
= 2733 km/s (Sandage 1975b); NGC 6878 may
simply be in the background.
The spiral pattern is prototypical ScI; two
principal arms start at the edge of a smooth,
central high-surface-brightness inner disk.

2. 1985SGC...C...0000C
Re:NGC 6878
Plate 5235r
Small overexposed center, (r'): 0.5 x 0.5, a few faint knots on pretty
smooth arms.

3. 1982ESOU..C...0000L
Re:ESO 201024-4440.7
=ESO 284- G 31
in cluster
redshift?

4. 1979AJ.....84..472S
Re:NGC 6878
Well defined arms with high degree of symmetry
about a small central lens and small nucleus.
Very high redshift of V_H = +5,850 km/sec.

5. 1976RC2...C...0000d
Re:NGC 6878
NGC 6878A at 18 arcmin south-preceding.
Non-interacting pair with anonymous SAO- at 6.8 arcmin

6. 1964RC1...C...0000d
Re:NGC 6878
Bright, diffuse nucleus. 2 regular arms. Similar to M81.
There are several other galaxies in field.
Non-interacting pair with an anonymous SA0- (0.6 arcmin x 0.2 arcmin) at
6.8 arcmin.


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