DSS image of NGC779
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC779, 15' x 15' with north at top and west to the right

DSS image of NGC779
Overlaid DSS image of NGC779, 15' x 15' with north at top and west to the right

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  11
Size  4.1' x 4.1' @ 20°
RA (2000)  1h 59' 42.3"
Dec (2000)  5° 57' 47" S
Constellation  Cetus
Description  cB, L, mE162, mbM

Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
28 Sep 2003 Las Cienegas NCA, Pima Co., AZ (map)
46cm f/4.5 Deep Violet

Small, quite elongated N-S, clearly defined core
Other Data Sources for NGC779
Nearby objects for NGC779
9 objects found within 120'
IC170 NGC748 NGC762
IC183 NGC779 HCG 14
IC184 NGC788 NGC790
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.