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Whale galaxy

Whale galaxy - barred spiral galaxy

Whale galaxy, is a barred spiral located in the constellation Canes Venatici .

Whale galaxy is magnitude 9.8*, is 30 million light-years away, and is 15.5' x 2.7' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) or 0.5° in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Whale galaxy
      1. Type:
      2. barred spiral galaxy
      1. Magnitude (m):
      2. 9.8
      1. Distance (Mly):
      2. 30 Mly
      1. Size:
      2. 15.5' x 2.7''
      1. Caldwell #:
      2. C32

    * One can see up to magnitude 7-8 objects with perfect eyes under ideal dark sky conditions.



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