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ESO 350-40 (382 of 18,816)


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Cartwheel Ring Galaxy

ESO 350-40, AM 0035-335, LEDA 2248, MCG-06-02-022a, SGC 003515-3359.5, VV 784, Zwicky's Cartwheel, Cartwheel Ring Galaxy

RA: 00h 37m 41.7s
Dec: −33° 43′ 0″

Con: Sculptor
Ch: MSA:409, U2:351, SA:18


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Type: galaxy, S:r

Mag: B=15.18, V=?

Size: 0.602′ x 0.489′
PA: 128°

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Photo index by Jim Lucyk: Astronomy mag. 12/88 p93

Contemporary observations

Magda Streicher

2007 Aug 10


12-inch f/10 SCT (76x, 95x)

At last I saw a glimpse of the ring Cartwheel galaxy. This will probably one of the most faint objects spot by me with averted vision. I sketch a complete star field with the faint something and card work show that I was on the spot. A square of 9-magnitude stars to the north show the way to a very faint 13-magnitude double star and then to two more slightly wider stars close to the soft roundish faintest glow ever saw.

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