The galaxy NGC 3261

Image of NGC 3261
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
Finder chart
Please wait
Loading 0/4
Click and drag to rotate
Mouse wheel to zoom in/out
Touch with mouse to dismiss
Click and drag the chart above to pan around the sky, or use the mouse wheel to zoom. Click to enlarge.

From Cambridge , NGC 3261 is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 2° above the horizon.

Begin typing the name of a town near to you, and then select the town from the list of options which appear below.
Name NGC 3261
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Vela
Magnitude:11.02 (V) [1]
11.91 (B) [1]
9.11 (J) [1]
8.46 (H) [1]
8.25 (K) [1]
B-V Color (mag):0.89
Hubble type:Sbc
Right ascension:10h29m [1]
Declination:-44°39' [1]

Cambridge

Latitude:
Longitude:
Timezone:

42.38°N
71.11°W
EDT

Color scheme