Basic object information

Object name: NGC 660
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 10.7
Size: 8.3'x3.2'
Position angle: 170
Object classification: SBap
Description: pB,pL,E,bM,r

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 01h 43m 00.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +13 39' 00"

Constellation: Pisces

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 17/18.1.2007 18:45

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 352x


Field: 12'

NE Lim.mag: 6.4

Background sky: 3

Seeing: 3

Visuality: I

Height: 42

Weather: -1C, windy, northern lights

A quite bizarre galaxy in Pisces. Highly elongated in NE-SW direction, clearly brighter and long core, both tips are slightly curved with averted vision.