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NGC 3991 - Galaxy Pair in Ursa Major

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.

NGC 3991
Galaxy Pair
Ursa Major
  • NGC 3991 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 70° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for NGC 3991 - Galaxy Pair in Ursa Major

Apparent size of NGC 3991

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

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 3991

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 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 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 and finder chart of NGC 3991

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 3991 are provided in the following table:

11h 57m 30s
+32° 20’ 16”

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.

Rise ans set times of NGC 3991 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
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, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 57.7°
Max altitude: 70.9°
Azimuth: 302.3°
NGC 3991 - Galaxy Pair in Ursa Major is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom