Basic object information
Object name: NGC 1398
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 9.8
Size: 7.2'x5.2'
Position angle: 100
Object classification: SBab
Description: cB,cL,R,vmbM

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 03h 38m 54.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -26 20' 00"

Constellation: Fornax

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Wicherina, Greenough, Australia
Date/time: 10/11.1.2010 23:25
Telescope: Newton 254/1200 mm
Magn: 140x Filter: -
Field: 29' NE Lim.mag: 7.5
SQM: 21.7 (1) Seeing: 3
Visuality: II Height: 66
Weather: +16C, windy  
A very bright central core which is surrounded by spiral arms on the east and west heads.