NGC 3021 - SA(s)bc

NGC 3021

De Vaucouleurs Atlas Type: SA(s)bc

Filter: B

Telescope: UH 2.2-m
North up , East left
Field Dimensions: 2.3 x 1.7 arcminutes

RC3 Type: SA(rs)bc:
RSA Type: Sc(s)II
Surface Brightness Range Displayed: 17.5-26.0 mag per square arcsec
Absolute Blue Magnitude: -19.5

De Vaucouleurs Atlas Description:

The spiral structure in this galaxy is ill-defined and partly delineated by dust. Much of the structure is flocculent in nature. The Sbc classification is based on the patchiness of the disk and the relative tightness of the main arms.