NGC 1365
DSS image of NGC 1365
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 1365, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 1365
h 2552, GC 731, MCG-06-08-026, VV 825, ESO358-G017, ESO 358-17, PGC 13179

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  9.63
Size  10.72' x 6.31' @ 5°
Right Ascension  3h 33' 36.5"  (2000)
Declination  36° 8' 27" S
Constellation  Fornax
Description  !! vB, vL, mE, rN
Classification  SB(s)b
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Nov 5, 2021    Kaʻohe, Mauna Kea, HI (map)
46cm f/4.5 Newtonian, Deep Violet @ 175x
Seeing: 7 Transparency: 6 Moon: 0%

A spectacular barred spiral, bright, large, 5' x 15' north-south, a bright 5' bar with a brighter stellar core runs east-west, the bar terminates in a pair of spiral arms that trail off the bar north and south

Andrew Cooper
Oct 14, 2012    Hale Pohaku, HI (map)
46cm f/4.5 Newtonian, Deep Violet @ 175x
Seeing: 7 Transparency: 7 Moon: 0%

A georgeous barred spiral seen face-on, large, bright, a 1' nucleus at the center of a 5' bar, from each end of the bar sweep spiral arms at right angles to the bar, visible out another 5' easily, more with averted vision
Other Data Sources for NGC 1365
Nearby objects for NGC 1365

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NGC 1365