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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:59  
clear_day Transit: 12:12  
SunsetSet: 17:25
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NGC 3170 - Double Star in Ursa Major

Altitude: 64.3°   Azimuth: 274.7°   Direction: West

NGC 3170 is a Double Star in the Ursa Major constellation. NGC 3170 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 3170 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 3170 - Double Star in Ursa Major star
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DSS2 image of NGC 3170 in the Red band.

Key facts about NGC 3170

NGC 3170
Double Star
Ursa Major

NGC 3170 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 64.3°
Azimuth: 274.7°
Direction: West

See also NGC 3170 rise and set times.

Available Resources for NGC 3170 - Double Star in Ursa Major

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 3170

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 3170 are provided in the following table:

10h 16m 14s
+46° 36’ 44”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 3170 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 3170 - Double Star in Ursa Major star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 3170 - Double Star in Ursa Major.

Finder chart NGC 3170 - Double Star in Ursa Major star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 3170 - Double Star in Ursa Major.

Rise and set times of NGC 3170 from your location

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

NGC 3170 - Double Star in Ursa Major is circumpolar and transits at 00:06 UTC (altitude: 85.1°)