100% mobile compatible
Observatory Parameters
Jan 16
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
New Moon
06:59 17:03
New Moon:Today!

Galaxy IC 2978 Galaxy in Ursa Major Constellation

Size: 1.1' x 24'' Magnitude: 14.6 Also known as CGCG 157-57, KUG 1153+323, MCG 5-28-51, PGC 37515, UGC 6915

Build and share your astrophotographer profile for free!

Be the first to share your astrophotograph for IC 2978!

Upload Your Astrophotography

Telescope Simulator

Check how Galaxy IC 2978 would look like through your camera, eyepiece or binoculars.

This tool was designed to check framing, not visual magnitude. Objects will look dimmer on your eyepiece and binoculars.

Camera Eyepiece Binoculars Off
Re-center

Hourly Elevation Jan 16

Galaxy IC 2978 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Maximum Elevation º at hrs.
Rise: hrs.   Set: hrs.

Monthly Elevation

Best period for observing Galaxy IC 2978 at hours

Data Sheet

22.3
11h 56m 23s
32º 02' 19''
0.0108
SBcd -
148 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 2978

Astronomy Quote of the Day

“We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.” Stephen Hawking
Astronomy Planning Made Easy. Learn more.