NGC 3513 - SB(s)c

NGC 3513

De Vaucouleurs Atlas Type: SB(s)c

Filter: B

Telescope: CTIO 0.9-m
North up , East left
Field Dimensions: 4.1 x 3.0 arcminutes

RC3 Type: SB(rs)c
RSA Type: SBc(s)II.2
Surface Brightness Range Displayed: 19.0-26.0 mag per square arcsec
Absolute Blue Magnitude: -19.6
Elmegreen Spiral Arm Class: AC12

De Vaucouleurs Atlas Description:

The bar is strong and very linear. The outer arms break perpendicularly to the bar, beginning very slightly ahead of the bar axis. The overshoot may be vestiges of an inner pseudoring , but we adopt the (s) classification as the dominant aspect of the arm morphology.