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NGC 3797 - Star in Ursa Major

Altitude: -3.5°   Azimuth: 338.0°   Direction: North-North-West

NGC 3797 is a Star in the Ursa Major constellation. NGC 3797 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

NGC 3797
Ursa Major

NGC 3797 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -3.5°
Azimuth: 338.0°
Direction: North-North-West

See also NGC 3797 rise and set times.

Given its visual magnitude of 14.9, NGC 3797 is visible with the help of a telescope having an aperture of 20 inches (500mm) or more.

Available Resources for NGC 3797 - Star in Ursa Major

Photometric information of NGC 3797

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 3797 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 3797

The image below is a photograph of NGC 3797 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 3797 - Star in Ursa Major star
DSS2 image of NGC 3797 in the Red band.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 3797

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 3797 are provided in the following table:

11h 40m 13s
+31° 54’ 23”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 3797 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 3797 - Star in Ursa Major star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 3797 - Star in Ursa Major.

Finder chart NGC 3797 - Star in Ursa Major star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 3797 - Star in Ursa Major.

Rise ans set times of NGC 3797 from your location

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

Today's NGC 3797 - Star in Ursa Major rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 58.1°
Max altitude: 70.4°
Azimuth: 301.9°