NGC 2139 - SB(s)d

NGC 2139

De Vaucouleurs Atlas Type: SB(s)d

Filter: B

Telescope: CTIO 0.9-m
North up , East left
Field Dimensions: 2.7 x 2.0 arcminutes

RC3 Type: SAB(rs)cd
RSA Type: SBc
Surface Brightness Range Displayed: 18.0-26.0 mag per square arcsec
Absolute Blue Magnitude: -20.0
Elmegreen Spiral Arm Class: AC 2

De Vaucouleurs Atlas Description:

The bar is clear but significantly distorted. There is a bright core. The disk is patchy and somewhat distorted, and there appears to be a small low surface brightness companion.