NGC 2681

Alt. Designations: NGC 2681
Object Type: barred spiral galaxy
Constellation: Ursa Major
Distance: 56 mly
Right Ascension: 08h 53m 32.5s
Declination: +51° 18´ 47"
Visual Magnitude: 10.2
Apparent Dimension: 3.6´ X 3.3´
Best Month To View: Mar

NGC 2681 is a multi-barred LINEAR galaxy with an active super massive black hole. NGC 2681 likely underwent an intense period of starburst activity some 1Gyr years ago. NGC 2681 is classified SBO/a.