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Caldwell Catalog C57

Caldwell C57 - Barnard's galaxy

Caldwell object C57 also known as the Barnard's galaxy is a barred irregular galaxy located within the constellation Sagittarius.

Caldwell C57 is best viewed during Summer, is magnitude 8.8*, and can be viewed with binoculars. It is 10 x 9' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Barnard's galaxy
      1. Type:
      2. barred irregular galaxy
      1. NGC:
      2. 6822
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 8.8
      1. Viewing:
      2. binoculars
      1. Size:
      2. 10 x 9'
      1. RA:
      2. 19 44.9
      1. Dec:
      2. -14 48'
      1. Season:
      2. Summer


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

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