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IC 931 - Spiral Galaxy in Ursa Major

IC 931 is a Spiral Galaxy in the Ursa Major constellation. IC 931 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

IC 931
Galaxy
Ursa Major
  • IC 931 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 24° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for IC 931 - Spiral Galaxy in Ursa Major

Apparent size of IC 931

The following table reports IC 931 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 931 is a visual representation of it.
0.25 arcmin
0.19 arcmin
61°

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 931

The image below is a photograph of IC 931 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins).

Image of IC 931 - Spiral Galaxy in Ursa Major star
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DSS2 image of IC 931 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.25 arcmin) and minor (0.19 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

IC 931 - Spiral Galaxy in Ursa Major morphological classification

IC 931 - Spiral Galaxy in Ursa Major is classified as Spiral (SAb) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of IC 931 - Spiral Galaxy in Ursa Major in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

IC 931 - Spiral Galaxy in Ursa Major
Visualization of the morphological classification of IC 931 - Spiral Galaxy in Ursa Major, Spiral (SAb).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 931

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 931 are provided in the following table:

13h 43m 49s
+55° 37’ 26”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 931 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.

Finder chart IC 931 - Spiral Galaxy in Ursa Major star
Simplified finder chart for IC 931 - Spiral Galaxy in Ursa Major.

Finder chart IC 931 - Spiral Galaxy in Ursa Major star
Simplified finder chart for IC 931 - Spiral Galaxy in Ursa Major.

Rise ans set times of IC 931 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

IC 931 - Spiral Galaxy in Ursa Major is circumpolar and transits at 11:35 UTC (altitude: 85.9°)