Galaxy NGC 2841
The galaxy NGC 2841 was discovered on 9 March 1788 by the German-British astronomer William Herschel with his self-made 18.7 inch f/12.8 reflecting telescope in Slough, England. [196, 277] It has a LINER-type active core and is located in a Distance from 9 Mpc to 25 Mpc.
|Designations||PGC 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"|
|Dimensions||7.7' x 3.6'|
|Visual Magnitude||10.1 mag|
|Radial Velocity (HRV)||638 km/s|
The galaxy NGC 2841 is located in the constellation Ursa MaiorUrsa Major (Big Dipper). The best time to observe it is December through June, when it is highest at night.