DSS image of NGC3499
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC3499, 15' x 15' with north at top and west to the right

DSS image of NGC3499
Overlaid DSS image of NGC3499, 15' x 15' with north at top and west to the right
GC 2283, H III-793, MCG+09-18-080, PGC 33375, UGC 6115

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  13.9
Size  0.8' x 0.73' @ 20°
RA (2000)  11h 3' 11.0"
Dec (2000)  56° 13' 18" N
Constellation  Ursa Major
Description  vF, vS, stellar

Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
19 Apr 2012 Hale Pohaku, HI (map)
46cm f/4.5 Newtonian, Deep Violet @ 175x

A small galaxy just clear of the glare from βUMa Merak, 15' southeast of the 2.3 magnitude star, small, faint, round, no core or structure noted
Other Data Sources for NGC3499
Nearby objects for NGC3499
5 objects found within 120'
NGC3458 NGC3488 NGC3499
NGC3517 NGC3530
Acknowledgements and Credits...

Drawings, descriptions and CCD photos are copyright Andrew Cooper unless otherwise noted, no usage without permission. Use for non-profit and educational reasons is generally given on request.

Positional and some physical information is from the NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED) which is operated by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Additional object data from the SIMBAD database, operated at CDS, Strasbourg, France.

The Digitized Sky Survey was produced at the Space Telescope Science Institute under U.S. Government grant NAG W-2166. The images of these surveys are based on photographic data obtained using the Oschin Schmidt Telescope on Palomar Mountain and the UK Schmidt Telescope.

Dark nebulae data from E.E. Barnard, A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way. Ed. Edwin B. Frost and Mary R. Calvert. Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1927

Object descriptions of Rev. Webb from Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes sixth edition, Rev. T.W. Webb, 1917, edited by Rev T.E.Espin.