Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 1559Other name: ESO 84-10
RA: 4h 17.6m DEC: -62° 47'
Constellation: RET
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 10.6
Size: 3.5' x 2'
PA: 64°
Surface brightness: 12.6
Classification: SBc
Description: vB,vL,mE,vgpmbM,*14 att n
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Ambania, Mullewa, Australia
Date: 7/8.1.2010 23:15
Instrument: Newton 110/805 mm
Magnification: 115xFilter: -
Field: 43'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 1NE lim mag: 7.3
Visuality: IHeight: 52°
Weather: +17°C, windy, scattered clouds
Description: A nice string of open clusters in LMC. They appear as hazy granular patches with some individual stars.
Updated: 4.9.2010 22:04