Basic object information
Object name: NGC 2655
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 10.1
Size: 4.9'x4.1'
Position angle: 85
Object classification: SBO-a
Description: vB,cL,lE 90,gsvmbM,diff
Notes: H I 288;large nucleus w asym dk matter in lens;faint outer whirls

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 08h 55m 36.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +78 13' 00"

Constellation: Camelopardalis

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 30/31.1.2009 0:40

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 326x


Field: 15'

NE Lim.mag: 6.9

Background sky: 2 (21.34)

Seeing: 3

Height: 73
Visuality: II
Weather: -20C

Pretty bright and large NE-SW oriented galaxy which has brighter nucleus in the middle of halo. There are weak brighter areas on the NW and SE edges with averted vision. Some kind of spiral arms?