NGC 3294 - SA(s)c

NGC 3294

De Vaucouleurs Atlas Type: SA(s)c

Filter: B

Telescope: UH 2.2-m
North up , East left
Field Dimensions: 4.4 x 3.5 arcminutes

RC3 Type: SA(s)c
RSA Type: Sc(s)I.3
Surface Brightness Range Displayed: 19.0-26.0 mag per square arcsec
Absolute Blue Magnitude: -20.8
Elmegreen Spiral Arm Class: AC 9

De Vaucouleurs Atlas Description:

An excellent example of the type having a fairly well-organized inner spiral, and dusty, less organized outer spirals. The Arm Class (Elmegreen and Elmegreen 1987), is 9 in this case, implying a strong grand design spiral.