M109, NGC 3992

M109 is a type SBc barred spiral galaxy in the constellation Ursa Major. M109 is around 40 to 50 million light-years away in a loose galaxy grouping which includes M108 and possibly M106. This picture was created from observations using the T2KA CCD camera at the Kitt Peak National Observatory's 0.9-meter telescope in January of 1997.

Credit:
NOIRLab/NSF/AURA

About the Image

Id:noao-m109
Type:Observation
Release date:June 30, 2020, 9:33 p.m.
Size:2048 x 1366 px

About the Object

Name:M109, NGC 3992
Constellation:Ursa Major
Category:Galaxies

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Coordinates

Position (RA):11 58 6.89
Position (Dec):53° 22' 18.47"
Field of view:11.62 x 7.75 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 1.2° left of vertical