Minkowski's Object - lenticular galaxy
Minkowski's Object, is a lenticular located in the constellation Cetus .
Minkowski's Object is magnitude 12.2*, is 230 million light-years away, and is 1.8' x 1.7' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) or 0.5° in size.
- Minkowski's Object
- lenticular galaxy
- Magnitude (m):
- Distance (Mly):
- 230 Mly
- 1.8' x 1.7''
- NGC 541
* One can see up to magnitude 7-8 objects with perfect eyes under ideal dark sky conditions.
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