Caldwell C38 - Needle Galaxy
Caldwell object C38 also known as the Needle Galaxy is a spiral galaxy located within the constellation Coma Berenices.
Caldwell C38 is best viewed during Spring, is magnitude 9.6*, and can be viewed with large binoculars. It is 16 x 3° in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.
- Needle Galaxy
- spiral galaxy
- Coma Berenices
- large binoculars
- 16 x 3'
- 12 36.3
- +25 59'
* The naked eye can see up to magnitude 8 objects under ideal dark sky conditions.
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