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Antannae Galaxies (NGC4038)

Antannae Galaxies (NGC4038) is an interacting galaxies object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 45 light years away in the constellation of Corvus.

It is also referred to as NGC(4038) in the New General Catalogue. This is a list of deep space objects that was compiled by John Louis Emil Dreyer in 1888 in an update to John Herschel earlier catalogue.

The Interacting Galaxies's location is 12:01.53 (R.A.) and -18:52.10 (Dec.). . The object can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.

Fact File

NameAntannae Galaxies (NGC4038)
TypeInteracting Galaxies
NGC Id4038
Right Ascension12:01.53
Distance (Lt.Yr)45
Apparent Magnitude11
Naked Eye VisibleRequires a 4.5 - 6 Inch Telescope - Magnitudes
CoprightN.A.S.A, Hubble Site

Antannae Galaxies (NGC4038) Interacting Galaxies in Corvus

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