NGC 1300

Alt. Designations: NGC 1300
Object Type: barred spiral galaxy
Constellation: Eridanus
Distance: 61 mly
Right Ascension: 03h 19m 40.7s
Declination: -19° 24´ 41"
Visual Magnitude: 10.3
Apparent Dimension: 6.2´ X 4.1´
Best Month To View: Dec

NGC 1300 is a barred spiral galaxy about 61 million light-years away in the constellation Eridanus. The galaxy is about 110,000 light-years across; just slightly larger than our own galaxy, the Milky Way. It may be part of the Eridanus Cluster.