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NGC 3148 - Star in Ursa Major

Altitude: 47.6°   Azimuth: 297.5°   Direction: West-North-West

NGC 3148 is a Star in the Ursa Major constellation. NGC 3148 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

NGC 3148
Ursa Major

NGC 3148 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 47.6°
Azimuth: 297.5°
Direction: West-North-West

See also NGC 3148 rise and set times.

Given its visual magnitude of 6.63, NGC 3148 is visible with the help of a small binocular.

Available Resources for NGC 3148 - Star in Ursa Major

Photometric information of NGC 3148

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 3148 in different bands of the electomagnetic spectrum (when available), from the B band (445nm wavelength, corresponding to the Blue color), to the V band ( 551nm wavelength, corresponding to Green/Yellow color), to the J, H, K bands (corresponding to 1220nm, 1630nm, 2190nm wavelengths respectively, which are colors not visible to the human eye).


For more information about photometry in astronomy, check the photometric system article on Wikipedia.

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 3148

The image below is a photograph of NGC 3148 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 3148 - Star in Ursa Major star
DSS2 image of NGC 3148 in the Red band.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 3148

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 3148 are provided in the following table:

10h 13m 44s
+50° 29’ 47”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 3148 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 3148 - Star in Ursa Major star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 3148 - Star in Ursa Major.

Finder chart NGC 3148 - Star in Ursa Major star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 3148 - Star in Ursa Major.

Rise ans set times of NGC 3148 from your location

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

NGC 3148 - Star in Ursa Major is circumpolar and transits at 05:06 UTC (altitude: 89.0°)