Arp 210

ARP 210 2015 Jan 16


Object:  ARP 210      (NGC 1569) Date:               2015 January 16
Peculiarity:   Irregularities, absorption and resolution.
Constellation:    Camelopardalis Time & altitude: 22.20 UT     71º
Catalogue data: Seeing (5 high):                               3/5
            R.A:                4h 31m Transparency (5 high):                   2/5
            Dec:                +64º 51 Telescope:                 0.5m f4.1  Dob.
            Magnitude:    11.0 Eyepiece:      8mm Ethos    x260
            Galaxy size (mins):  3.7 x 1.8 Filters:            None


An easy object due to its high surface brightness. It looks like a comet. There is an elongated nucleus with lumpy illumination, a double nucleus maybe? The halo tails away to the ESE nearly reaching to a star of about 12th mag.