Butterfly Galaxies - unbarred spiral galaxy
Butterfly Galaxies , also known as the Siamese Twins, is a unbarred spiral located in the constellation Virgo .
Butterfly Galaxies is magnitude 10.9*, is 59.4 million light-years away, and is 4.6' x 2.1' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) or 0.5° in size.
- Butterfly Galaxies
- Alt Name:
- Siamese Twins
- unbarred spiral galaxy
- Magnitude (m):
- Distance (Mly):
- 59.4 Mly
- 4.6' x 2.1''
- NGC 4567/4568
* One can see up to magnitude 7-8 objects with perfect eyes under ideal dark sky conditions.
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