NGC 266

Alt. Designations: NGC 266
Object Type: barred spiral galaxy
Constellation: Andromeda
Distance: 210 mly
Right Ascension: 00h 49m 47.8s
Declination: +32° 16´ 39"
Visual Magnitude: 11.8
Apparent Dimension: 3.0´ X 2.9´
Best Month To View: Oct

This galaxy is estimated to be around 200 million light years away. Given its angular size (and brightness), it must be a large and impressive barred spiral galaxy.