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NGC 3010 - Lenticular Galaxy in Ursa Major

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.

NGC 3010
Galaxy
Ursa Major
  • NGC 3010 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 55° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for NGC 3010 - Lenticular Galaxy in Ursa Major

Apparent size of NGC 3010

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°

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 3010

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 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 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.

NGC 3010 - Lenticular Galaxy in Ursa Major 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

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 3010

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 3010 are provided in the following table:

09h 50m 32s
+44° 18’ 51”

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.

Rise ans set times of NGC 3010 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
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 13:20 UTC (altitude: 82.8°)