Basic object information
Object name: NGC 3059
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 10.8
Size: 3.6'x3.2'
Position angle: 70
Object classification: SBbc
Description: F,L,iR,glbM,S* inv

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 09h 50m 06.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -73 55' 00"

Constellation: Carina

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Wicherina, Greenough, Australia
Date/time: 13/14.1.2010 1:30
Telescope: Newton 254/1200 mm
Magn: 239x Filter: -
Field: 17' NE Lim.mag: 7.5
SQM: 21.8 (1) Seeing: 2
Visuality: II Height: 44
Weather: +19C  
NE-SW oriented galaxy, elongated core and clear mottling in the halo with averted vision.