Basic object information
Object name: NGC 1956
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 13.1
Size: 1.9'x0.8'
Position angle: 68
Object classification: Sa
Description: vF,hazy * inv in nebula

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 05h 19m 36.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -77 44' 00"

Constellation: Mensa

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Wicherina, Greenough, Australia
Date/time: 14/15.1.2010 0:40
Telescope: Newton 254/1200 mm
Magn: 239x Filter: -
Field: 17' NE Lim.mag: 7.4
SQM: 21.7 (1) Seeing: 5
Visuality: II Height: 36
Weather: +16C, windy, moist  
NE-SW oriented, little bit brighter in the middle.