NGC 1658
DSS image of NGC 1658
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 1658, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 1658
h 2658, GC 902, MCG-07-10-020, ESO 304-G016, ESO 304-16, PGC 15899

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  13.5
Size  1.5' x 0.5' @ 124°
Right Ascension  4h 44' 1.3"  (2000)
Declination  41° 27' 49" S
Constellation  Caelum
Description  F, pS, pmE, glbM
Classification  Sb
Observing Notes

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

Faint, small, a 1' halo with a stellar nucleus, part of a pair with NGC1660 located 3' southeast, NGC1658 is the brighter of the pair
Other Data Sources for NGC 1658
Associated objects for NGC 1658
Nearby objects for NGC 1658
3 objects found within 120'
Alpha Caeli NGC 1660 Nu Caeli

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NGC 1658