ARP 147

Alt. Designations: IC 298, ARP 147
Object Type: collision of galaxies
Constellation: Cetus
Distance: 400 mly
Right Ascension: 03h 11m 18.3s
Declination: +01° 18´ 57"
Visual Magnitude: 14.8
Apparent Dimension: 0.5 'x 0.4'
Best Month To View: Nov

IC 298 (also known as Arp 147) is a pair of galaxies in the constellation of Cetus and is about 400 million light years from the earth. A portion of IC 298 is a rare ring galaxy, formed by the collision of the two galaxies.