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NGC 3982 Facts

NGC 3982 is an intermediate spiral galaxy object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 68 light years away in the constellation of Ursa Major.

It is also referred to as NGC(3982) 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 Intermediate Spiral Galaxy's location is 11:56.28 (R.A.) and +55:7.31 (Dec.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 12.00 Magnitude . The object can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.

Fact File


NameNGC 3982
TypeIntermediate Spiral Galaxy
NGC Id3982
ConstellationUrsa Major
Right Ascension11:56.28
Declination+55:7.31
Distance (Lt.Yr)68
Visual / Apparent Magnitude12.00
Naked Eye VisibleRequires a 4.5 - 6 Inch Telescope - Magnitudes
CoprightN.A.S.A, Hubble Site


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