Celestial Atlas
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PGC 47808 (=
Arp 36)
A 15th-magnitude spiral galaxy (type SB?) in Canes Venatici (RA 13 34 15, Dec +31 25 30)

Used as an example of an S- or Integral-sign shaped spiral galaxy in Arp's Atlas. Based on a recessional velocity of 5015 km/sec, about 225 million light years away. Given that and an apparent size of 1.3 by 0.7 arcmin, about 80 thousand light years across.

SDSS image of spiral galaxy PGC 47808, also known as Arp 36
Above, a 2.4 arcmin wide closeup of PGC 47808
Below, a 12 arcmin wide region centered on the galaxy
SDSS image of region near spiral galaxy PGC 47808, also known as Arp 36
Celestial Atlas
PGC 47000 - 47499 ←     PGC Objects: PGC 47500 - 47999     → PGC 48000 - 48499