NGC 1602 - IB(s)m

NGC 1602

De Vaucouleurs Atlas Type: IB(s)m

Filter: B

Telescope: CTIO 4-m
North up , East left
Field Dimensions: 3.3 x 2.5 arcminutes

RC3 Type: IB(s)m: pec
RSA Type: SBm
Surface Brightness Range Displayed: 18.0-25.0 mag per square arcsec
Absolute Blue Magnitude: -17.3

De Vaucouleurs Atlas Description:

This is a good example of the type. The bar is well-defined, and the (s) variety is based on very weak outer spiral features. A large star-forming complex lies off one end of the bar.