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Caldwell Catalog C40

Caldwell C40

Caldwell object C40 is a spiral galaxy located within the constellation Leo.

Caldwell C40 is best viewed during Spring, is magnitude 10.*, and can be viewed with small telescope. It is 3 x 2° in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.

      1. Name:
      1. Type:
      2. spiral galaxy
      1. Constellation:
      2. Leo
      1. NGC:
      2. 3626
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 10.
      1. Viewing:
      2. small telescope
      1. Size:
      2. 3 x 2'
      1. RA:
      2. 11 20.1
      1. Dec:
      2. 18 21'
      1. Season:
      2. Spring


    * The naked eye can see up to magnitude 8 objects under ideal dark sky conditions.

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