Hoag's Object - ring galaxy
Hoag's Object , is a ring located in the constellation Serpens.
Hoag's Object is magnitude 16.2*, is 613 million light-years away, and is 0.28' x 0.28' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) or 0.5° in size.
- Hoag's Object
- ring galaxy
- Magnitude (m):
- Distance (Mly):
- 613 Mly
- 0.28' x 0.28''
* One can see up to magnitude 7-8 objects with perfect eyes under ideal dark sky conditions.
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