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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:58 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:09
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NGC 3010 - Lenticular Galaxy in Ursa Major

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 45.0°   Azimuth: 289.2°   Direction: West-North-West

NGC 3010 is a Lenticular Galaxy in the Ursa Major constellation. NGC 3010 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 3010 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 0.5000x0.5000 degrees (30.00x30.00 arcmins).

Image of NGC 3010 - Lenticular Galaxy in Ursa Major star
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DSS2 image of NGC 3010 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.39 arcmin) and minor (0.2 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Apparent Coordinates

09h 52m 05s
+44° 11’ 55”
04h 33m 43s

J2000 Coordinates

09h 50m 32s
+44° 18’ 51”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 3010 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 NGC 3010 - Lenticular Galaxy in Ursa Major star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 3010 - Lenticular Galaxy in Ursa Major.

Finder chart NGC 3010 - Lenticular Galaxy in Ursa Major star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 3010 - Lenticular Galaxy in Ursa Major.

Apparent Size

The following table reports NGC 3010 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 3010 is a visual representation of it.
0.39 arcmin
0.2 arcmin
67°

Morphological Classification

NGC 3010 - Lenticular Galaxy in Ursa Major is classified as Lenticular (S0) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of NGC 3010 - Lenticular Galaxy in Ursa Major in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

NGC 3010 - Lenticular Galaxy in Ursa Major
Visualization of the morphological classification of NGC 3010 - Lenticular Galaxy in Ursa Major, Lenticular (S0).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Rise and Set Times

Location: Greenwich, UK
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

NGC 3010 - Lenticular Galaxy in Ursa Major is circumpolar and transits at 14:22 UTC (altitude: 82.8°)