Astronomy Planning Made Easy. Learn more.
Timezone:
Weather for Jul 27 Night
Clouds Seeing
Waxing Crescent
10:42 23:17

Galaxy M 66 Galaxy in Leo Constellation

Size: 9.1' x 4.1' Magnitude: 8.9 Also known as NGC 3627, ARAK 288, Arp 16, Arp 317, CGCG 67-57, MCG 2-29-19, PGC 34695, UGC 6346, V V 308
Uploaded by Antares Niederösterreich, Austria
Uploaded by Ray_Blais
Uploaded by Uri Abraham
Uploaded by SeG Astronomia
Uploaded by Stefano_Mantoan
Uploaded by Tiago_Narciso

Build and share your astrophotographer profile for free!

Upload Your Astrophotography
View all...

Telescope Simulator

Check how Galaxy M 66 would look like through your camera, eyepiece or binoculars.

This tool was designed to check framing, not visual magnitude. Objects will look dimmer on your eyepiece and binoculars.

Camera Eyepiece Binoculars Off
Re-center

Hourly Elevation Jul 27

Maximum elevation of Galaxy M 66 occurs at 16:06 hours

Monthly Elevation

Best period for observing Galaxy M 66 at hours

Late April

Data Sheet

21.5
11h 20m 15s
12º 59' 23''
0.0024
Sb - Spiral
33 M light years
Last visited objects: M 66