NGC 3917 - SA(s)c

NGC 3917

De Vaucouleurs Atlas Type: SA(s)c

Filter: B

Telescope: UH 2.2-m
North up , East left
Field Dimensions: 4.6 x 3.5 arcminutes

RC3 Type: SAcd:
RSA Type: ----
Surface Brightness Range Displayed: 20.5-26.0 mag per square arcsec
Absolute Blue Magnitude: -19.8

De Vaucouleurs Atlas Description:

The spiral structure in this late-type galaxy is almost purely flocculent . The system resembles NGC 253 in the character of its dust distribution. However, unlike NGC 253 , there is little hint of a bar.