NGC 2336

Alt. Designations: NGC 2336
Object Type: barred spiral galaxy
Constellation: Camelopardalis
Distance: 110 mly
Right Ascension: 07h 27m 03.6s
Declination: +80° 10´ 40"
Visual Magnitude: 10.3
Apparent Dimension: 7.1´ X 3.9´
Best Month To View: Dec

NGC 2336 is the closest to Polaris of all known galaxies. Because of this, it is relatively little known or photographed. It's proximity to the celestial pole makes it a tough target. Those who attempt it are rewarded with a spectacular and very faint barred spiral.