NGC 3665 - E(dust-lane)

NGC 3665

De Vaucouleurs Atlas Type: E(dust-lane)

Filter: g

Telescope: NOT 2.5-m
North right , East
Field Dimensions: 5.3 x 4.9 arcminutes

RC3 Type: SA(s)0o
RSA Type: S03(3)
Surface Brightness Range Displayed: 17.8-26.0 mag per square arcsec
Absolute Blue Magnitude: -20.9

De Vaucouleurs Atlas Description:

Although classified by both de Vaucouleurs and Sandage as S0, in Atlas Units NGC 3665 appears to be a member of the dust-lane elliptical class (e.g., Kotanyi 1979). A highly inclined inner dust disk appears imbedded in a nearly round background galaxy.