100% mobile compatible
Observatory Parameters
Nov 24
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
11:43 22:09

Galaxy NGC 5566 Galaxy in Virgo Constellation

Size: 6.6' x 2.3' Magnitude: 10.6 Also known as Arp 286, CGCG 47-12, IRAS 14178+0409, MCG 1-37-2, PGC 51233, UGC 9175
Credit: NGC/IC Project
Uploaded by tedelaney2009 TX, United States
Size: 3,358 × 2,536 px
Visual Field: 0.2º
Uploaded by Maxou034
Size: 3,268 × 2,196 px
Visual Field: 0.5º
Uploaded by Clifford_Marcus
Size: 1,274 × 904 px
Visual Field: 0.3º

Build and share your astrophotographer profile for free!

Upload Your Astrophotography

Telescope Simulator

Check how Galaxy NGC 5566 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 Nov 24

Galaxy NGC 5566 as seen from Ashburn
Maximum Elevation º at hrs.
Rise: hrs.   Set: hrs.

Monthly Elevation

Best period for observing Galaxy NGC 5566 at hours

Data Sheet

22.2
14h 20m 20s
3º 55' 59''
0.0050
SBab -
69 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5566

Astronomy Quote of the Day

“If somebody had said before the flight, "Are you going to get carried away looking at the Earth from the moon?" I would have say, "No, no way." But yet when I first looked back at the Earth, standing on the moon, I cried.” Alan Shepard, Astronaut
Astronomy Planning Made Easy. Learn more.