The galaxy NGC 3631

Image of NGC 3631
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 3631 will become visible around 21:39 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 36° above your north-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, becoming tricky to observe after 23:35 when it dips 22° above your north-western horizon.

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Name NGC 3631
Object Type Galaxy
Constellation:Ursa Major
Magnitude:10.40 (V)[2]
11.00 (B)[1]
8.91 (J)[1]
8.22 (H)[1]
7.99 (K)[1]
Hubble type:Sc
Right Ascension:11h21m [1]
Declination:+53°10' [1]
Distance:42.8 Mpc
139.5 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-22.76




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