Galaxy NGC 2841

Object Description

NGC 2841
NGC 2841: Galaxy in Ursa Major; 500 mm Cassegrain f/7.2; SBIG STL11K; 90-40-40-40 min LRGB; Bernese Highlands; © 2011 Radek Chromik

The galaxy NGC 2841 was discovered on March 9, 1788 by the German-British astronomer William Herschel with his self-made 18.7 inch f/12.8 reflecting telescope in Bath, England. [196, 277] It has a LINER-type active core and is located in a Distance from 9 Mpc to 25 Mpc.

«Catalogue of Principal Galaxies (PGC)», Paturel et al. 1989 [144]
DesignationsPGC 26512: NGC 2841, UGC 4966, MCG 9-16-5, CGCG 265-6, KARA 324
Right Ascension (J2000.0)09h 22m 01.7s
Declination (J2000.0)+50° 58' 30"
Morphological TypeS
Dimensions7.7' x 3.6'
Visual Magnitude10.1 mag
Radial Velocity (HRV)638 km/s
Position Angle147°

Finder Chart

Die Galaxie NGC 2841 befindet sich im Sternbild Ursa Major (Grosser Bär). Die beste Beobachtungszeit ist Dezember bis Juni, wenn es nachts am höchsten steht.

Chart NGC 2841
Chart created using SkySafari 6 Pro and STScI Digitized Sky Survey. [149, 160]

References

144Catalogue of Principal Galaxies (PGC); Paturel G., Fouque P., Bottinelli L., Gouguenheim L.; Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser. 80, 299 (1989); cdsarc.unistra.fr/viz-bin/cat/VII/119 (2021-02-18)
149SkySafari 6 Pro, Simulation Curriculum; skysafariastronomy.com
160The STScI Digitized Sky Survey; archive.stsci.edu/cgi-bin/dss_form
196Celestial Atlas by Curtney Seligman; cseligman.com/text/atlas.htm (2020-12-28)
277«Historische Deep-Sky Kataloge» von Dr. Wolfgang Steinicke; klima-luft.de/steinicke (2021-02-17)