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Caldwell Catalog C65

Caldwell C65 - Sculptor Galaxy

Caldwell object C65 also known as the Sculptor Galaxy is a spiral galaxy located within the constellation Sculptor.

Caldwell C65 is best viewed during Fall, is magnitude 7.1*, and can be viewed with binoculars. It is 25 x 7° in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Sculptor Galaxy
      1. Type:
      2. spiral galaxy
      1. NGC:
      2. 253
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 7.1
      1. Viewing:
      2. binoculars
      1. Size:
      2. 25 x 7'
      1. RA:
      2. 00 47.6
      1. Dec:
      2. -25 17'
      1. Season:
      2. Fall


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

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