NGC 3486 is a face-on Spiral Galaxy in the
Constellation of Leo Minor. The distance is roughly 33 million
light years and it has a diameter of 66,500 light years. There
is data showing that NGC 3486 has an active nucleus leading to
its classification as a Seyfert Type II galaxy. The galaxy has a
small bright nucleus in a short weak bar that is surrounded by a
knotty ring of HII star forming regions. The overall spiral
pattern is very regular.