Object name: NGC6835
Designation(s): NGC6835, NGC6836,
NGC 6836 is a rather odd spiral galaxy in northeastern Sagittarius. It's a rather featureless low surface brightness galaxy with a few scattered blue star clusters. Any hint of arms in the featureless disk is so faint I can't really see any. The RC1 (Reference Catalogue of Bright Galaxies -- 1964) Describes it: "Bright middle, no bright nucleus. Very faint spiral arms or arcs. Very poorly resolved. Low surface brightness. Non-interacting pair with NGC 6835 at 7.5 arcmin." I find the "...no bright nucleus" part hard to understand as my image shows a tiny but bright nucleus. It is classified as SABm with a redshift distance of 65 million light-years. At that distance, it would be about 29,000 light-years in diameter so a near dwarf. Unfortunately, that's about all I was able to find on it. Thanks to the odd gap in its disk filled by three bright field stars in our galaxy it looks like a glutinous Pac-Man that is eating three pellets at a time.
Related Designation(s):2MASS J19544003-1241165, 2MASX J19544001-1241168, 6dF J1954400-124117, 6dF J1954401-124117, AGC 590045, AGC 590046, AKARI J1954329-123400, IRAS 19517-1241, IRAS 19518-1249, IRAS F19517-1241, IRAS Z19518-1249, MCG -02-50-009, MCG -02-50-010, NGC 6835, NGC 6836, NGC6835, NGC6836, NVSS J195432-123402, PGC 063800, PGC 063803,