As one can see from these data the radial velocities of all 5 galaxies lie in the narrow interval: [+250, +350] km/s. At the same time their photometric distance estimates differ by more than a factor 3. Apparently, this indicates significant peculiar (non-Hubble) motions inside the Canes Venatici cloud. We intend to discuss the kinematics of this nearby complex when the program of measurements of individual distances to galaxies in CVn is completed.
The authors thank Leo Takalo and Pekka Heinämäki for their participation in the observations. This work is supported by INTAS-RFBR grant N95-IN-RU-1390.
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