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Catalogue and alternative designations The NGC 3347 galaxy group


Type Galaxies 
Position 19 42 47, -36 21 11 (NGC 3347)
Constellation Antlia
Camera and Telescope STXL16200 and 36.8 cm Ritchey Chretien
Focal Ratio F9
Exposure Details This is a standard LRGB image with Astrodon filters. The exposures were Luminosity = 220 minutes (unbinned), Red = Green = Blue =  90 minutes (binned 2x2).  
Description This little galaxy group doesn't seem to be imaged that often. NGC 3347 (mag. 11.3) is at the centre with NGC 3358 (mag. 12.3) to the left. Just to the upper left of NGC 3347 is  NGC 3354 at magnitude 13.1. Deep images show apparent interaction between it and NGC 3347. Also prominent at the upper left is ESO 376-12 (mag. 14.7).  The distance of NGC 3347 is about 111.5 million light years.