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NGC 2841

Spiral galaxy in the constellation of Ursa Major.

NGC 2841 is a spiral galaxy with an active Hubble-type Sb galaxy nucleus in the constellation of Ursa Major in the Northern Starry Sky.

NGC 2841
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Object: NGC 2841
Date of exposures: 06.04.2019, 07.04.2019
Distance: 30 Mio. Lightyears
Exposures: Lum: 46 x 180", RGB: 103 x 180", 7,5 hrs.
Telescope: 10'', F4 Newton
Focal length: 1000mm
Filter: Astrodon LRGB E-Series
Camera: ASI 1600 MMC Pro
Guiding: Off Axis Guider, Lodestar
Mount: EQ8

It is estimated to be 30 million light years away from the Milky Way and has a diameter of about 70,000 Lj. The galaxy has an apparent brightness of 9.3 mag. Together with NGC 2500, NGC 2537, NGC 2541, NGC 2552 and NGC 2681 it forms the NGC-2841 galaxy group. In this galaxy the supernovae SN 1912A, SN 1957A, SN 1972R and SN 1999by were observed. The object was discovered on 9 March 1788 by the German-British astronomer Wilhelm Herschel.