C57 - Barnard's galaxy
Caldwell 57 (NGC 6822) also known as the Barnard's galaxy is a barred irregular galaxy located within the constellation Sagittarius.
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.
- Barnard's galaxy
- barred irregular galaxy
- 10 x 9'
- 19 44.9
- -14 48'
* The naked eye can see up to magnitude 8 objects under ideal dark sky conditions.