NGC 3198

Alt. Designations: NGC 3198
Object Type: barred spiral galaxy
Constellation: Ursa Major
Distance: 41 mly
Right Ascension: 10h 19m 54.9s
Declination: +45° 33´ 00"
Visual Magnitude: 10.2
Apparent Dimension: 8.5´ X 3.3´
Best Month To View: Mar

NGC 3198, a Spiral Galaxy in the constellation Ursa Major, is about half the size of our galaxy. Distance estimates range from 35 to 47 million light years.