Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 1398Other name: ESO 482-22
RA: 3h 38.9m DEC: -26° 20'
Constellation: FOR
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 9.7
Size: 7.2' x 5.2'
PA: 100°
Surface brightness: 13.5
Classification: SBab
Description: cB,cL,R,vmbM
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Wicherina, Greenough, Australia
Date: 10/11.1.2010 23:25
Instrument: Newton 254/1200 mm
Magnification: 141xFilter: -
Field: 29'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 1NE lim mag: 7.5
Visuality: IIHeight: 66°
Weather: +16°C, windy
Description: A very bright central core which is surrounded by spiral arms on the east and west heads.
Updated: 15.9.2010 21:42