NGC 1120
DSS image of NGC 1120
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 1120, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 1120
IC 261, MCG-03-08-028, PGC 10664, GSC 05292-00774

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  14
Size  1.3' x 0.8' @ 40°
Right Ascension  2h 49' 4.1"  (2000)
Declination  14° 28' 14" S
Constellation  Eridanus
Description  vF, S, R, bM
Classification  E-SO
Observing Notes

Harold Corwin

NGC 1120 = IC 261. Leavenworth's RA for this is just over a minute of time larger than Javelle's correct one. But Leavenworth left us a sketch which clearly shows the galaxy in the surrounding star field. The identity is certain.
- IC Notes by Harold Corwin
Other Data Sources for NGC 1120
Nearby objects for NGC 1120
5 objects found within 60'
IC 1853 NGC 1083 NGC 1089
NGC 1103 NGC 1139
Acknowledgements and Credits...

Drawings, descriptions and CCD photos are copyright Andrew Cooper unless otherwise noted, no usage without permission.

Positional and some physical information is from the NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED) which is operated by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Additional object data from the SIMBAD database, operated at CDS, Strasbourg, France.

The Digitized Sky Survey was produced at the Space Telescope Science Institute under U.S. Government grant NAG W-2166. The images of these surveys are based on photographic data obtained using the Oschin Schmidt Telescope on Palomar Mountain and the UK Schmidt Telescope.

Dark nebulae data from E.E. Barnard, A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way. Ed. Edwin B. Frost and Mary R. Calvert. Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1927

Object descriptions of Rev. Webb from Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes sixth edition, Rev. T.W. Webb, 1917, edited by Rev T.E.Espin.

NGC & IC object notes from Harold Corwin licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Additional supplementary material for NGC and IC catalog objects from Courtney Seligman with non-commercial use allowed, found at

NGC 1120