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NGC 3810 Facts

NGC 3810 is a spiral galaxy object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 50 Million Ly light years away in the constellation of Leo.

It is also referred to as NGC(3810) 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. NGC 3810 was discovered in 1784 by William Herschel.

The Spiral Galaxy's location is 11:40:58.33 (R.A.) and 11:28:02.50 (Dec.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 10.60 Magnitude . The object can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.

Fact File


NameNGC 3810
TypeSpiral Galaxy
NGC Id3810
ConstellationLeo
Right Ascension11:40:58.33
Declination11:28:02.50
Distance (Lt.Yr)50 Million Ly
Visual / Apparent Magnitude10.60
Naked Eye VisibleRequires a 4.5 - 6 Inch Telescope - Magnitudes
Year of Discovery1784
DiscovererWilliam Herschel
Angular Size1.733 1.248 20 (NIR) C
Radial Velocity988
Sourcehttps://www.spacetelescope.org/images/potw1006a/
CoprightSpace Telescope


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