Basic object information

Object name: NGC 2780
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 13.4
Size: 54.0"x42.0"
Position angle: 150
Object classification: SB/P
Description: vF,S,R,S D* p
Notes: H III 826;massive very tightly wound arms;NGC 2778 group

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 09h 12m 42.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +34 56' 00"

Constellation: Lynx

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 1/2.4.2005 0:50

Telescope: Newton 406/1830 mm

Magn: 292x

Filter:

Field: 10'

NE Lim.mag: 6.4 (UMa)

Background sky: 3

Seeing: 2

Height: 50
Visuality: II
Weather: -5C

NW-SE elongated galaxy in Lynx. Even surface brightness, a nice double-star on the west side.