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NGC 3231 - Open Cluster in Ursa Major

NGC 3231 is a Open Cluster in the Ursa Major constellation. NGC 3231 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere.

NGC 3231
Open Cluster
Ursa Major
  • NGC 3231 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 56° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for NGC 3231 - Open Cluster in Ursa Major

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 3231

The image below is a photograph of NGC 3231 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 3231 - Open Cluster in Ursa Major star
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DSS2 image of NGC 3231 in the Red band.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 3231

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 3231 are provided in the following table:

10h 26m 57s
+66° 48’ 54”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 3231 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 3231 - Open Cluster in Ursa Major star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 3231 - Open Cluster in Ursa Major.

Finder chart NGC 3231 - Open Cluster in Ursa Major star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 3231 - Open Cluster in Ursa Major.

Rise ans set times of NGC 3231 from your location

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

NGC 3231 - Open Cluster in Ursa Major is circumpolar and transits at 08:30 UTC (altitude: 74.7°)