Basic object information
Object name: NGC 1532 & NGC 1531
Object type: Galaxies
Magnitude: 9.8 & 11.7
Size: 11.6'x3.4' & 1.2'x0.9'

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 04h 12m 06.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -32 52' 00"

Constellation: Eridanus

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Wicherina, Greenough, Australia
Date/time: 10/11.1.2010 0:35
Telescope: Newton 254/1200 mm
Magn: 239x Filter: -
Field: 17' NE Lim.mag: 7.5
SQM: 21.6 (1) Seeing: 3
Visuality: I Height: 28
Weather: +16C, windy  
An interesting pair of galaxies. 10 mag NGC 1532 has a complex mixture of bright spots and dark lanes on the SW half. It's difficult to detach clearly what kind of structure there really is. In photographs galaxy appears to be a near edge-on spiral galaxy. This could be nice with larger scope.