[NGC 1253 image] Image by Bob Birket and John Evelan/Adam Block/AURA/NOAO/NSF

NGC 1253

Galaxy in Eridanus

Dreyer's description: *12 with neb f, 90" l

Cross Identifications: GC 664, H 4. 17. d'A; Arp 279 (with NGC 1253A) .

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    Right Ascension: 3 : 14.1 (hours : minutes)
    Declination: -02 : 49 (degrees : minutes)
    Apparent Magnitude: 12. p
    Apparent Diameter: 4.8 (arc minutes)

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