NGC 1042 - SAB(s)c

NGC 1042

De Vaucouleurs Atlas Type: SAB(s)c

Filter: B

Telescope: Perkins 1.8-m
North left , East down
Field Dimensions: 5.1 x 3.8 arcminutes

RC3 Type: SAB(rs)cd
RSA Type: Sc(rs)I-II
Surface Brightness Range Displayed: 19.5-25.5 mag per square arcsec
Absolute Blue Magnitude: -19.7
Elmegreen Spiral Arm Class: AC 9

De Vaucouleurs Atlas Description:

The presence of a bar is suggested by the way the spiral arms sharply curve towards the central region. However, this feature is only weakly evident. The inner arms are very open and highlight an (s) classification.