NGC 3021 is a spiral galaxy object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 100 Million Ly light years away in the constellation of Leo Minor.
It is also referred to as NGC(3021) in the New General Catalogue. This is a list of deep space objects that was compiled by John Louis Emil Dreyer in 1888 in an update to John Herschel earlier catalogue.
The Spiral Galaxy's location is 09:50:59.06 (R.A.) and 33:33:5.35 (Dec.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 10.88 Magnitude . The object can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.
This galaxy contains a number of Cepheid Variable stars, ones that can be used to calculate distances. An example of Cepheid Variable Star is Polaris, which is in our galaxy not that one.
|Distance (Lt.Yr)||100 Million Ly|
|Visual / Apparent Magnitude||10.88|
|Naked Eye Visible||Requires a 4.5 - 6 Inch Telescope - Magnitudes|
|Angular Size||1.230 0.738 105 (NIR) C|
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