NGC 936

Alt. Designations: NGC 936
Object Type: barred spiral galaxy
Constellation: Cetus
Distance: 50 mly
Right Ascension: 02h 27m 37.5s
Declination: -01° 09´ 23"
Visual Magnitude: 10.2
Apparent Dimension: 4.7´ X 4.1´
Best Month To View: Nov

Glowing in the cosmos at a distance of about 50 million light-years away. This galaxy harbours exclusively old stars and shows no sign of any recent star formation. Bars such as that observed in NGC 936 are a common features of galaxies; however, this one is significantly more marked than average.