Basic object information
Object name: NGC 2280
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 10.5
Size: 6.3'x3.0'
Position angle: 163
Object classification: Sc
Description: pF,pL,lE,gbM

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 06h 44m 48.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -27 38' 00"

Constellation: Canis Major

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: NOT (2390 m), La Palma, Spain
Date/Time: 28/29.3.2008 22:05

Telescope: Newton 110/805 mm

Magn: 115x

Filter:

Field: 43'

NE Lim.mag: 7.2

Background sky: 1

Seeing: 3

Height: 25
Visuality: III
Weather: +4C, huminidy 35%, wind 5 m/s

Pretty bright, somewhat brighter in the middle. Surrounded by several stars.