galaxy
NGC 278 (catalog)
MCG +08-02-016UGC 528PGC 3051


Position (epoch J2000)[1]
Constellation Cassiopeia
Position Ra 00:52:04.5
Dec +47:33:02
DSS images

10' · 20' · 30' · 45' ·

Appearance[1]
NGC 278 by André Hartmann.jpg
Photo by André Hartmann, RC 203/1624, FOV:29'x29', 13 July 2013, Berlin Wuhlheide
Apparent mag. 10.9
Surface brightness 12.3
Size 2.1' x 2.0'
Position angle
Class SAB(rs)b
Dreyer's description  cB pL R 2 st 10 nr


Other
Notes
List:Galaxies in Cassiopeia
Map: RA 0.5, DEC 48.75Edit this infobox

NGC 278 is a galaxy in Cassiopeia.

How to find it[edit]

There is a 10th mag star on the north side.

Appearance[edit]

Telescopes up to 70mm, binoculars up to 50 mm, and finders[edit]

Telescopes 71mm - 100mm (2.8" - 3.9"), binoculars 51mm - 70mm[edit]

Telescopes 101mm - 141mm (4" - 5.5"), binoculars 71mm - 100mm[edit]

Telescopes 141mm - 177mm (5.6" - 6.9")[edit]

Telescopes 178mm - 234mm (7" - 9.2")[edit]

Telescopes 235mm - 305mm (9.25" - 12")[edit]

Telescopes 306mm - 381mm (12.1" - 15")[edit]

Telescopes above 15"[edit]

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Historic NGC and IC by Wolfgang Steinicke (version Nov. 20, 2006.)

Links[edit]

W.pngikipedia has an article on NGC 278