NGC 1559 - SB(s)cd

NGC 1559

De Vaucouleurs Atlas Type: SB(s)cd

Filter: B

Telescope: CTIO 0.9-m
North up , East left
Field Dimensions: 4.3 x 3.2 arcminutes

RC3 Type: SB(s)cd
RSA Type: SBc(s)II.2
Surface Brightness Range Displayed: 18.5-26.0 mag per square arcsec
Absolute Blue Magnitude: -20.0

De Vaucouleurs Atlas Description:

The bar and variety are very well-defined. The very small core and the extensive arms are the basis for the Scd type.