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IC 3850 (= PGC 43702)
Discovered (Mar 21, 1903) by
Max Wolf (5-55)
A magnitude 14.8 lenticular galaxy (type S0/a?) in Canes Venatici (RA 12 52 39.6, Dec +40 06 11)
Based on a recessional velocity of 7870 km/sec, IC 3850 is about 365 million light years away. Given that and its apparent size of 0.85 by 0.55 arcmin, it is about 90 thousand light years across.
SDSS image of lenticular galaxy IC 3850
Above, a 1.0 arcmin wide SDSS image of IC 3850
Below, a 12 arcmin wide SDSS image centered on the galaxy
SDSS image of region near lenticular galaxy IC 3850

IC 3851
Recorded (Jan 27, 1904) by
Max Wolf (6-75)
A star in Coma Berenices (RA 12 53 04.7, Dec +21 54 34)

IC 3852 (= PGC 43750)
Discovered (Mar 21, 1903) by
Max Wolf (5-56)
A magnitude 14.3 spiral galaxy (type SBcd??) in Canes Venatici (RA 12 53 03.2, Dec +35 46 23)
Apparent size 1.2 by 0.6 arcmin?

IC 3853 (= PGC 2137536)
Discovered (Mar 21, 1903) by
Max Wolf (5-58)
A magnitude 16.0 elliptical galaxy (type E3??) in Canes Venatici (RA 12 53 10.5, Dec +38 49 46)
Apparent size 0.4 by 0.3 arcmin?

IC 3854 (= PGC 2171843 + PGC 2171849)
Discovered (Mar 21, 1903) by
Max Wolf (5-59)
A pair of galaxies in Canes Venatici
PGC 2171843 = A magnitude 15.5 elliptical galaxy (type E0??) at RA 12 53 14.5, Dec +40 50 55
PGC 2171849 = A magnitude 16.0 spiral galaxy (type S??) at RA 12 53 12.6, Dec +40 50 56
Apparent size of PGC 2171843 is about 0.3 by 0.3 arcmin(?); of PGC 2171849, about 0.5 by 0.2(?)

IC 3855 (= PGC 3088326)
Discovered (Mar 21, 1903) by
Max Wolf (5-60)
A magnitude 15.7 lenticular galaxy (type S0??) in Canes Venatici (RA 12 53 22.6, Dec +36 47 11)
Apparent size 0.5 by 0.2 arcmin?

IC 3856 (= PGC 1616133)
Discovered (Jan 27, 1904) by
Max Wolf (6-76)
A magnitude 15.0 spiral galaxy (type S??) in Coma Berenices (RA 12 53 45.2, Dec +20 05 36)
Apparent size 0.8 by 0.2 arcmin?

IC 3857 (= PGC 1598782)
Discovered (Jan 27, 1904) by
Max Wolf (6-77)
A magnitude 16.0 elliptical galaxy (type E3??) in Coma Berenices (RA 12 53 56.1, Dec +19 36 25)
Apparent size 0.3 by 0.2 arcmin?

IC 3858
Discovered (Jan 27, 1904) by
Max Wolf (6-78)
A magnitude 14.6 star in Coma Berenices (RA 12 53 55.6, Dec +20 47 20)

IC 3859 (= PGC 170216)
Discovered (Apr 12, 1898) by
Guillaume Bigourdan (409)
A magnitude 13.5 spiral galaxy (type SBa?) in Coma Berenices (RA 12 54 19.9, Dec -09 07 02)
Apparent size 1.2 by 0.35 arcmin.
DSS image of spiral galaxy IC 3859
Above, a 1.5 arcmin wide DSS image of IC 3859
Below, a 12 arcmin wide DSS image centered on the galaxy
DSS image of region near spiral galaxy IC 3859

IC 3860
Discovered (Jan 27, 1904) by
Max Wolf (6-79)
A lost or nonexistent object in Coma Berenices (RA 12 54 07.2, Dec +19 17 58)

IC 3861 (= PGC 3798020)
Discovered (Mar 21, 1903) by
Max Wolf (5-61)
A magnitude 15.2 elliptical galaxy (type E3??) in Canes Venatici (RA 12 53 50.8, Dec +38 16 55)
Apparent size 0.3 by 0.2 arcmin?

IC 3862 (= PGC 43844 =
Arp 265)
Discovered (Mar 21, 1903) by Max Wolf (5-62)
A magnitude 14.5 spiral galaxy (type Sd??) in Canes Venatici (RA 12 53 53.2, Dec +36 05 12)
Apparent size 1.3 by 0.6 arcmin? Used by the Arp Atlas as an example of a galaxy with irregular clumps.

IC 3863 (= PGC 2128241)
Discovered (Mar 21, 1903) by
Max Wolf (5-63)
A magnitude 15.0 lenticular galaxy (type S0??) in Canes Venatici (RA 12 53 53.9, Dec +38 28 51)
Apparent size 0.6 by 0.2 arcmin?

IC 3864 (= PGC 4346459)
Discovered (Jan 27, 1904) by
Max Wolf (6-80)
A magnitude 15.7 spiral galaxy (type S??) in Coma Berenices (RA 12 54 12.3, Dec +18 57 05)
Apparent size 0.3 by 0.2 arcmin?

IC 3865 (= PGC 3798133)
Discovered (Jan 27, 1904) by
Max Wolf (6-81)
A magnitude 15.0 elliptical galaxy (type E0??) in Coma Berenices (RA 12 54 14.1, Dec +18 52 09)
Apparent size 0.4 by 0.4 arcmin?

IC 3866 (= PGC 1668545 + PGC 1668455)
Discovered (Jan 27, 1904) by
Max Wolf (6-82)
A pair of galaxies in Coma Berenices
PGC 1668545 = A magnitude 15.4 lenticular galaxy (type S0/a?) at RA 12 54 15.5, Dec +22 21 51
PGC 1668455 = A magnitude 16.2 spiral galaxy (type SBbc? pec) at RA 12 54 15.0, Dec 22 21 35
Apparent size of PGC 1668545 is about 0.2 by 0.2 arcmin; of PGC 1668455 is about 0.5 by 0.15 arcmin.
SDSS image of spiral galaxy PGC 1668455 and lenticular galaxy PGC 1668545, which comprise IC 3866
Above, a 0.6 arcmin wide SDSS image of IC 3866
Below, a 12 arcmin wide SDSS image centered on the pair
SDSS image of region near spiral galaxy PGC 1668455 and lenticular galaxy PGC 1668545, which comprise IC 3866

IC 3867 (= PGC 87471)
Discovered (Jan 27, 1904) by
Max Wolf (6-83)
A magnitude 15.6 spiral galaxy (type S??) in Coma Berenices (RA 12 54 19.5, Dec +18 56 32)
Apparent size 0.5 by 0.3 arcmin?

IC 3868 (= PGC 3798168)
Discovered (Jan 27, 1904) by
Max Wolf (6-84)
A magnitude 15.7 spiral galaxy (type S??) in Coma Berenices (RA 12 54 21.0, Dec +18 59 25)
Apparent size 0.3 by 0.2 arcmin?

IC 3869 (= PGC 87472)
Discovered (Jan 27, 1904) by
Max Wolf (6-85)
A magnitude 16.8 spiral galaxy (type S??) in Coma Berenices (RA 12 54 21.2, Dec +18 58 18)
Apparent size 0.3 by 0.2 arcmin?

IC 3870 (= PGC 1668852)
Discovered (Jan 27, 1904) by
Max Wolf (6-86)
A magnitude 15.5 elliptical galaxy (type E0??) in Coma Berenices (RA 12 54 21.6, Dec +22 22 52)
Apparent size 0.2 by 0.2 arcmin?

IC 3871 (= PGC 3798192)
Discovered (Jan 27, 1904) by
Max Wolf (6-87)
A magnitude 14.8 elliptical galaxy (type E0??) in Coma Berenices (RA 12 54 25.7, Dec +18 55 45)
Apparent size 0.4 by 0.4 arcmin?

IC 3872 (= PGC 3798227)
Discovered (Jan 27, 1904) by
Max Wolf (6-88)
A magnitude 15.0 elliptical galaxy (type E0??) in Coma Berenices (RA 12 54 30.6, Dec +18 57 48)
Apparent size 0.3 by 0.3 arcmin?

IC 3873 (= PGC 1573410)
Discovered (Jan 27, 1904) by
Max Wolf (6-89)
A magnitude 15.7 spiral galaxy (type S??) in Coma Berenices (RA 12 54 31.6, Dec +18 52 57)
Apparent size 0.4 by 0.3 arcmin?

IC 3874 (= PGC 87473)
Discovered (Jan 27, 1904) by
Max Wolf (6-90)
A magnitude 15.2 elliptical galaxy (type E0??) in Coma Berenices (RA 12 54 34.4, Dec +18 57 27)
Apparent size 0.3 by 0.3 arcmin?

IC 3875 (= PGC 1662288)
Discovered (Jan 27, 1904) by
Max Wolf (6-91)
A magnitude 15.5 spiral galaxy (type SABbc(rs)?) in Coma Berenices (RA 12 54 37.2, Dec +22 02 09)
Apparent size 0.35 by 0.3 arcmin.
SDSS image of spiral galaxy IC 3875
Above, a 0.6 arcmin wide SDSS image of IC 3875
Below, a 12 arcmin wide SDSS image centered on the galaxy
SDSS image of region near spiral galaxy IC 3875

IC 3876 (= PGC 3798327)
Discovered (Jan 27, 1904) by
Max Wolf (6-92)
A magnitude 16.7 spiral galaxy (type S??) in Coma Berenices (RA 12 54 48.3, Dec +19 00 55)
Apparent size 0.2 by 0.2 arcmin?

IC 3877 (= PGC 43961, and not =
IC 3881)
Discovered (Jan 27, 1904) by Max Wolf (6-93)
A magnitude 13.0 spiral galaxy (type SBcd?) in Coma Berenices (RA 12 54 48.5, Dec +19 10 35)
Apparent size 3.6 by 1.0 arcmin. Often misidentified as IC 3881 (which see), hence the warning above.
SDSS image of spiral galaxy IC 3877, which is often misidentified as IC 3881
Above, a 3.6 arcmin wide SDSS image of IC 3877
Below, a 12 arcmin wide SDSS image centered on the galaxy, also showing IC 3881
SDSS image of spiral galaxy IC 3877, which is often misidentified as IC 3881; also shown is the actual IC 3881

IC 3878
Recorded (Mar 21, 1903) by
Max Wolf (5-64)
A magnitude 15(?) star in Canes Venatici (RA 12 54 29.5, Dec +40 04 11)

IC 3879 (= PGC 43911)
Discovered (Mar 21, 1903) by
Max Wolf (5-65)
A magnitude 15.7 spiral galaxy (type S??) in Canes Venatici (RA 12 54 32.0, Dec +38 37 43)
Apparent size 0.7 by 0.5 arcmin?

IC 3880 (= PGC 1671124)
Discovered (Jan 27, 1904) by
Max Wolf (6-94)
A magnitude 16.8 elliptical galaxy (type E3??) in Coma Berenices (RA 12 54 47.9, Dec +22 30 10)
Apparent size 0.3 by 0.2 arcmin?

IC 3881 (= PGC 3798359)
Discovered (Jan 27, 1904) by
Max Wolf (6-95)
A magnitude 15.0 lenticular galaxy (type S0/a? pec) in Coma Berenices (RA 12 54 54.0, Dec +19 07 03)
Apparent size 0.3 by 0.25 arcmin. Per Corwin, Wolf's 6-95 is the northeastern of two faint galaxies, and is clearly marked on Wolf's plate. However, IC 3877 is often misidentified as IC 3881, as noted in that entry.
SDSS image of lenticular galaxy IC 3881
Above, a 0.6 arcmin wide SDSS image of IC 3881
Below, a 12 arcmin wide SDSS image centered on the galaxy, also showing IC 3877
SDSS image of lenticular galaxy IC 3881, also showing IC 3877, which is often misidentified as IC 3881

IC 3882 (= PGC 1672479)
Discovered (Jan 27, 1904) by
Max Wolf (6-96)
A magnitude 15.5 elliptical galaxy (type E3??) in Coma Berenices (RA 12 54 53.7, Dec +22 34 30)
Apparent size 0.3 by 0.2 arcmin?

IC 3883 (= PGC 44016)
Discovered (July 1899) by
DeLisle Stewart (365)
A magnitude 13.4 spiral galaxy (type Sbc??) in Virgo (RA 12 55 13.5, Dec -08 07 13)
Apparent size 0.9 by 0.4 arcmin?

IC 3884 (= PGC 3090101)
Discovered (Jan 27, 1904) by
Max Wolf (6-97)
A magnitude 16.3 elliptical galaxy (type E0??) in Coma Berenices (RA 12 54 57.7, Dec +19 40 54)
Apparent size 0.4 by 0.4 arcmin?

IC 3885 (= PGC 2094086)
Discovered (Mar 21, 1903) by
Max Wolf (5-66)
A magnitude 15.2 spiral galaxy (type S??) in Canes Venatici (RA 12 54 42.7, Dec +37 09 16)
Apparent size 0.3 by 0.3 arcmin?

IC 3886 (= PGC 4346995)
Discovered (Jan 27, 1904) by
Max Wolf (6-98)
A magnitude 17.5 spiral galaxy (type S??) in Coma Berenices (RA 12 55 00.3, Dec +19 00 42)
Apparent size 0.2 by 0.2 arcmin?

IC 3887
Recorded (Mar 21, 1903) by
Max Wolf (5-67)
A pair of stars in Canes Venatici (RA 12 54 43.8, Dec +40 18 18)

IC 3888 (= PGC 43956)
Discovered (Mar 21, 1903) by
Max Wolf (5-68)
A magnitude 14.3 lenticular galaxy (type S0??) in Canes Venatici (RA 12 54 46.3, Dec +39 34 19)
Apparent size 1.0 by 0.2 arcmin?

IC 3889
Recorded (Mar 21, 1903) by
Max Wolf (5-69)
A star in Canes Venatici (RA 12 54 50.8, Dec +36 01 00)

IC 3890 (= PGC 2094744)
Discovered (Mar 21, 1903) by
Max Wolf (5-70)
A magnitude 15.4 spiral galaxy (type S??) in Canes Venatici (RA 12 54 50.1, Dec +37 11 07)
Apparent size 0.3 by 0.1 arcmin?

IC 3891 (= PGC 2074181)
Discovered (Mar 21, 1903) by
Max Wolf (5-71)
A magnitude 15.4 spiral galaxy (type S??) in Canes Venatici (RA 12 54 58.3, Dec +36 03 09)
Apparent size 0.3 by 0.2 arcmin?

IC 3892 (= PGC 44001)
Discovered (Mar 21, 1903) by
Max Wolf (5-72)
A magnitude 14.4 lenticular galaxy (type S0/a?) in Canes Venatici (RA 12 55 06.0, Dec +39 13 23)
Apparent size 1.5 by 0.6 arcmin. Much closer than IC 3895, so only an optical companion.
SDSS image of lenticular galaxy IC 3892, also showing part of IC 3895
Above, a 2.0 arcmin wide SDSS image of IC 3892, also showing part of IC 3895
Below, a 12 arcmin wide SDSS image centered on the galaxy, also showing IC 3895
SDSS image of region near lenticular galaxy IC 3892, also showing IC 3895

IC 3893 (= PGC 2132124)
Discovered (Mar 21, 1903) by
Max Wolf (5-73)
A magnitude 15.7 spiral galaxy (type S??) in Canes Venatici (RA 12 55 07.6, Dec +38 37 28)
Apparent size 0.4 by 0.2 arcmin?

IC 3894
Recorded (Jan 27, 1904) by
Max Wolf (6-99)
A pair of stars in Coma Berenices (RA 12 55 27.2, Dec +19 04 06)

IC 3895 (= PGC 44010)
Discovered (Mar 21, 1903) by
Max Wolf (5-74)
A magnitude 14.5 spiral galaxy (type Sb?) in Canes Venatici (RA 12 55 09.3, Dec +39 12 13)
Apparent size 0.85 by 0.85 arcmin. Much further away than IC 3892, so only an optical companion.
SDSS image of spiral galaxy IC 3895
Above, a 1.0 arcmin wide SDSS image of IC 3895; for a wider image see IC 3892

IC 3896 (= PGC 44180)
Discovered (May 10, 1904) by
Royal Frost (1040)
A magnitude 10.9 elliptical galaxy (type E3??) in Centaurus (RA 12 56 42.8, Dec -50 20 50)
Apparent size 2.5 by 1.8 arcmin?

PGC 44040 (= "IC 3896A")
Not an IC object but sometimes called IC 3896A due to being in general area of
IC 3896
A magnitude 12.1 spiral galaxy (type SB(rs)cd pec?) in Centaurus (RA 12 55 30.8, Dec -50 04 16)
Apparent size 2.9 by 2.0 arcmin.
DSS image of spiral galaxy PGC 44040, which is sometimes called IC 3896A
Above, a 3.6 arcmin wide DSS image of PGC 44040
Below, a 12 arcmin wide DSS image centered on the galaxy
DSS image of region near spiral galaxy PGC 44040, which is sometimes called IC 3896A

IC 3897 (= PGC 3088119)
Discovered (Mar 21, 1903) by
Max Wolf (5-75)
A magnitude 15.6 spiral galaxy (type S??) in Canes Venatici (RA 12 55 19.0, Dec +39 40 23)
Apparent size 0.3 by 0.2 arcmin?

IC 3898 (= PGC 3088328)
Discovered (Mar 21, 1903) by
Max Wolf (5-76)
A magnitude 16.2 elliptical galaxy (type E5??) in Canes Venatici (RA 12 55 23.8, Dec +37 35 00)
Apparent size 0.2 by 0.1 arcmin?

IC 3899 (= PGC 1632466)
Discovered (Jan 27, 1904) by
Max Wolf (6-100)
A magnitude 16.7 spiral galaxy (type Sab?) in Coma Berenices (RA 12 55 40.6, Dec +20 38 13)
Apparent size 0.4 by 0.15 arcmin.
SDSS image of spiral galaxy IC 3899
Above, a 0.6 arcmin wide SDSS image of IC 3899
Below, a 12 arcmin wide SDSS image centered on the galaxy
SDSS image of region near spiral galaxy IC 3899
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