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NGC 1375

NGC 1375, ESO 358-24, LEDA 13266, MCG-06-08-030, SGC 033321-3525.9, h 2558, GC 737

RA: 03h 35m 16.83s
Dec: −35° 15′ 56.4″

Con: Fornax
Ch: MSA:401, U2:355, SA:18


(reference key)

Type: galaxy (in cluster), S0

Mag: B=13.35, V=?

Size: 2.137′ x 0.933′
PA: 91°

Historical observations

John Herschel

John Herschel recorded it as "B, S, lE, pmbM; the 3d of 3 of the same RA as the second." These three objects are NGC 1373, NGC 1374 and NGC 1375.

Published comments

Sulentic & Tifft (1973)

The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a galaxy. Their coded description reads E,EL,BM.

= E358-024 = M-06-08-030

de Vaucouleurs, G. (1956)

De Vaucouleurs (1956) "Survey of bright galaxies south of -35° declination", Mem. Mount Stromlo, No. 13. (photographic study, plates taken with the 30-inch Reynolds reflector, 20-inch diaphragm); List II, p 68-73.

Helwan Obs. Bulletin No 15 (1915)

pB, pS, E 90deg.

Modern observations

AJ Crayon

AJ Crayon, using an 8" f/6 Newtonian, notes: "is a spiral galaxy. At 60x it was not seen."

Steve Gottlieb

03 35.3 -35 16

13: fairly faint, edge-on streak 3:1 E-W. In a trio with N1374 2.4' N and

N1373 6.8' NW. Member of the Fornax cluster.

Brian Skiff

15cm - fairly f @ 140x. 0'.8x0'.2 elong E-W w/strong even concen to sub*ar nuc.

makes triangle w/-74 N and m13.5 * E. BS, 17Nov1993, LCO.

25cm - about same size as -74, or a bit smlr. about 1.5-2 mags fntr than -74.

-73 is another mag fntr than -75. vsl elong but nrly circ. smoothly and

mod brtr across center. BS, 25Jan1982, Anderson Mesa.

30cm - fntr than -74, but easily seen. 0'.8x0'.25, elong E-W.

Contemporary observations

Tom Bryant

2010 11 5 2:33:43

Observing site: Fall Star Party

Telescope: C-11

[3h 35m 12s, -35 16' 0"] A pair with 1374, but about a magnitude fainter. Portuguese Wikipedia: 12.2mv.

Richard Ford

2013 January 13 Sun



Sky Conditions:The fainter parts of the Milky Way are barely visible.Haziness only visible on the horizon.Atmosphere stable with little interference.

Instrument:12-inch Dobsonian.

This galaxy has a tiny oblong shape with two minute extensions being just seen at 75x.This galaxy's oval shape is extremely faint and no details are seen around the outskirts of this galaxy.The nucleus of this galaxy is fairly tight which is on the brink of visibility.The nucleus of this galaxy somewhat grows brighter compared to the faint extensions of this galaxy.This galaxy measures 2.1'x 1'with P.A: East/West.Chart No.200,NSOG Vol.1.

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