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The galaxy UGCA 86

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The galaxy UGCA 86 is a Magellanic type irregular at a distance of 2.6 Mpc. UGCA 86 lies at a projected distance of 94 arcmin (= 71 kpc) from the large Scd galaxy IC342 and is possibly interacting. For DRAO HI imaging of UGCA 86 and IC342 see Stil, Gray & Harnett (2005, ApJ 616, xxx). See also here.

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Original: B. Koribalski (23-Jan-2005)
Modified: B. Koribalski (23-Jan-2005)

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