NGC 1055 - Sab sp

NGC 1055

De Vaucouleurs Atlas Type: Sab sp

Filter: g

Telescope: SDSS 2.5-m
North up , East left
Field Dimensions: 6.5 x 4.9 arcminutes

RC3 Type: SBb: sp
RSA Type: Sbc(s)II
Surface Brightness Range Displayed: 20.0-25.5 mag per square arcsec
Absolute Blue Magnitude: -19.8

De Vaucouleurs Atlas Description:

This edge-on spiral has a very significant bulge, and we adopt the Sab classification on this basis.