Basic object information
Object name: NGC 1559
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 10.4
Size: 3.5'x2.0'
Position angle: 64
Object classification: SBc
Description: vB,vL,mE,vgpmbM,*14 att n

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 04h 17m 36.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -62 47' 00"

Constellation: Reticulum

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Ambania, Mullewa, Australia
Date/time: 7/8.1.2010 22:45
Telescope: Newton 110/805 mm
Magn: 115x Filter: -
Field: 43' NE Lim.mag: 7.3
SQM: 21.8 (1) Seeing: 3
Visuality: I Height: 52
Weather: +17C, windy, scattered clouds  
A nice string of open clusters in LMC. They appear as hazy granular patches with some individual stars.