Galaxy NGC 3198
The galaxy NGC 3198 was discovered on 15 January 1788 by the German-British astronomer William Herschel with his self-built 18.7 inch f/12.8 reflecting telescope in Slough, England.  Distances of this spiral galaxy of the morphological type S_AB range from 11 Mpc to 17 Mpc. 
|Right Ascension||10h 19m 54.9s|
|Declination||+45° 33' 00"|
|Diameter||8.5 × 3.3 arcmin|
|Photographic (blue) magnitude||10.9 mag|
|Visual magnitude||10.3 mag|
|Surface brightness||13.8 mag·arcmin-2|
|Distance derived from z||9.34 Mpc|
|Metric Distance||13.990 Mpc|
|Dreyer Description||pB, vL, mE 45°, vgbM|
|Identification, Remarks||UGC 5572, MCG 8-19-20, CGCG 240-30|
The galaxy NGC 3198 is located in the constellation Ursa Major. The best viewing time is December to June when it is highest at night.
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