NGC 628 - SA(s)c

NGC 628

De Vaucouleurs Atlas Type: SA(s)c

Filter: B

Telescope: CTIO 1.5-m
North up , East left
Field Dimensions: 12.2 x 9.1 arcminutes

RC3 Type: SA(s)c
RSA Type: Sc(s)I
Surface Brightness Range Displayed: 19.0-27.0 mag per square arcsec
Absolute Blue Magnitude: -20.2

De Vaucouleurs Atlas Description:

This nearby spiral is an excellent example of its type. Although essentially unbarred in blue light, Seigar (2002) shows that an inner oval distortion is detectable in near-IR images.