Basic object information

Object name: NGC 2776
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 11.4
Size: 2.8'x2.5'
Position angle: 0
Description: pB,L,R,vgbM,r
Notes: bright nucleus;2 main knotty arms;similar to M101

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 09h 12m 12.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +44 57' 00"

Constellation: Lynx

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 31/1.2.2006 19:10

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 228x


Field: 13'

NE Lim.mag: 6.0

Background sky: 4

Seeing: 3

Height: 35
Visuality: I
Weather: -16C, random clouds

A difficult galaxy in these skies. The galaxy is pretty bright, but details need better conditions. A core is much brighter than other galaxy, overhangs on the west- and east-sides informed on spiral structure. Teasing knots and mottling. The galaxy is mainly NW-SE oriented.