Basic object information
Object name: NGC 1269
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 8.5
Size: 11.0'x9.5'
Position angle: 72
Object classification: SBO-a Ring
Description: vB,pL,R,mbM,er
Notes: comp 2;2';PA138;UGC 2666

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 03h 17m 18.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -41 06' 00"

Constellation: Eridanus

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Wicherina, Greenough, Australia
Date/time: 9/10.1.2010 21:45
Telescope: Newton 254/1200 mm
Magn: 92x Filter: -
Field: 44' NE Lim.mag: 7.3
SQM: 21.8 (2) Seeing: 3
Visuality: II Height: 69
Weather: +17C, windy  
There is a weak ring, which has brighter areas on the west and northeast, around the elliptical core. Its visible with averted vision at low power. At 171x it disappears. One of the weirdest galaxies Ive seen.