NGC 6937 - SB(r)bc

NGC 6937

De Vaucouleurs Atlas Type: SB(r)bc

Filter: B

Telescope: CTIO 1.5-m
North up , East left
Field Dimensions: 3.8 x 3.4 arcminutes

RC3 Type: SAB(r)ab
RSA Type: ----
Surface Brightness Range Displayed: 18.5-26.0 mag per square arcsec
Absolute Blue Magnitude: -20.6

De Vaucouleurs Atlas Description:

The inner ring is well-defined and is sufficiently closed to merit the (r) classification. The outer arms are faint and extensive. The Sbc classification is based on the size of the bulge and the openness of the arms. NGC 6937 is a binary companion to NGC 6935 .