Basic object information

Object name: NGC 1560
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 11.4
Size: 9.8'x1.5'
Position angle: 23
Object classification: Scd
Description: vF,L,E,*9.3 sp

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 04h 32m 48.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +71 53' 00"

Constellation: Camelopardalis

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 5/6.1.2008 0:45

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 176x


Field: 23'

NE Lim.mag: 6.5

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 5

Visuality: I

Height: 69

Weather: -14C

A very long and thin galaxy in Camelopardalis. Pretty low surface brightness, clearly brighter area in the SW part. Few stars involved.