DSS image of NGC1558
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC1558, 15' x 15' with north at top and west to the right

DSS image of NGC1558
Overlaid DSS image of NGC1558, 15' x 15' with north at top and west to the right
AM 0418-450, ESO250-G017, GC 842, h 2632, PGC 14906

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  12.5
Size  2.5' x 1' @ 72°
RA (2000)  4h 20' 16.2"
Dec (2000)  45° 1' 53" S
Constellation  Horologium
Description  pF, S, E, gbM

Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
13 Oct 2012 Hale Pohaku, HI (map)
46cm f/4.5 Newtonian, Deep Violet @ 175x

Small, modest brightness at about 12th magnitude, 1'x2' east-west, stellar nucleus
Other Data Sources for NGC1558
Nearby objects for NGC1558
3 objects found within 120'
NGC1558 ESO250-18 NGC1570
Acknowledgements and Credits...

Drawings, descriptions and CCD photos are copyright Andrew Cooper unless otherwise noted, no usage without permission. Use for non-profit and educational reasons is generally given on request.

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.