IC 1181A/B - E pec + SB(s)a pec

IC 1181A/B

De Vaucouleurs Atlas Type: E pec + SB(s)a pec

Filter: B

Telescope: V. Andersen
North up , East left
Field Dimensions: 4.8 x 3.5 arcminutes

RC3 Type: S0- pec+SAB(rs)0/a
RSA Type: -----
Surface Brightness Range Displayed: 18.5-25.5 mag per square arcsec
Absolute Blue Magnitude: -20.9

De Vaucouleurs Atlas Description:

This interesting interacting pair in the Hercules Cluster (A2151) shows considerable tidal debris. A large swath of diffuse debris is north of IC 1181 A, and the apparent spiral arms of IC 1181 B could be tidal in nature.