Basic object information

Object name: NGC 2778 & NGC 2779
Object type: Galaxies
Magnitude: 12.3 & 15.0
Size: 1.4'x1.0' & 42"x36"

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 09h 12m 24.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +35 02' 00"

Constellation: Lynx

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 1/2.4.2005 0:40

Telescope: Newton 406/1830 mm

Magn: 292x

Filter:

Field: 10'

NE Lim.mag: 6.4

Background sky: 3

Seeing: 2

Height: 51
Visuality: II & IV
Weather: -5C

NGC 2778 is a pretty bright NE-SE elongated galaxy. NGC 2779 is a very faint and difficult galaxy on the north-side, it's visible occasionally with averted vision.