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TimezoneEurope/London
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Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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NGC 3991 - Galaxy Pair in Ursa Major

Above the horizon.  Rise: 7:21 | Tran: 16:47 | Set: 2:17
Alt: 28.39°   Az: 72.92°   Direction: East-North-East

NGC 3991 is a Galaxy Pair in the Ursa Major constellation. NGC 3991 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 3991 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 0.5000x0.5000 degrees (30.00x30.00 arcmins).

Image of NGC 3991 - Galaxy Pair in Ursa Major star
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DSS2 image of NGC 3991 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.8 arcmin) and minor (1.8 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

11h 58m 46s
+32° 12’ 03”
18h 25m 30s
06h 24m 17s

J2000

11h 57m 30s
+32° 20’ 16”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 3991 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 3991 - Galaxy Pair in Ursa Major star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 3991 - Galaxy Pair in Ursa Major.

Finder chart NGC 3991 - Galaxy Pair in Ursa Major star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 3991 - Galaxy Pair in Ursa Major.

Apparent Size

The following table reports NGC 3991 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 3991 is a visual representation of it.
1.8 arcmin
1.8 arcmin

Rise and Set Times

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

Today's NGC 3991 - Galaxy Pair in Ursa Major rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 57.8°
Max altitude: 70.7°
Azimuth: 302.2°