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.
- Whale galaxy
- barred spiral galaxy
- Magnitude (m):
- Distance (Mly):
- 30 Mly
- 15.5' x 2.7''
- Canes Venatici
- Caldwell #:
* One can see up to magnitude 7-8 objects with perfect eyes under ideal dark sky conditions.
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