Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 1560Other name: IC 2062
RA: 4h 32.8m DEC: +71° 53'
Constellation: CAM
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 11.4
Size: 9.8' x 1.5'
PA: 23°
Surface brightness: 14.3
Classification: Scd
Description: vF,L,E,*9.3 sp
Notes: BM,no def N,F part resolved arms,low surf brtness
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date: 5/6.1.2008 0:45
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 176xFilter: -
Field: 23'Seeing: 5
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.5
Visuality: IHeight: 69°
Weather: -14°C
Description: A very long and thin galaxy in Camelopardalis. Pretty low surface brightness, clearly brighter area in the SW part. Few stars involved.
Updated: 26.1.2008 21:31