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Caldwell Catalog C61

Caldwell C61 - Antenna Galaxies

Caldwell object C61 also known as the Antenna Galaxies is a colliding galaxy located within the constellation Corvus.

Caldwell C61 is best viewed during Spring, is magnitude 13*, and can be viewed with telescope . It is 3.2 x 2.2° in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Antenna Galaxies
      1. Type:
      2. colliding galaxy
      1. NGC:
      2. 4039
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 13
      1. Viewing:
      2. telescope
      1. Size:
      2. 3.2 x 2.2'
      1. RA:
      2. 12 01.9
      1. Dec:
      2. -18 53'
      1. Season:
      2. Spring


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

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