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Notes for object NGC 1546

5 note(s) found in NED.


1. 1994CAG1..B...0000S
Re:NGC 1546
Sc(s)III
CD-219-S
Feb 12/13, 1978
103aD + GG495
45 min
NGC 1546 insert
Sc(s)III
CD-1675-S
Jan 1/2, 1981
103aO + GG385
10 min
NGC 1546 has a very-high-surface-brightness
arm pattern, seen almost edge on. The surface
brightness is so high that on low-resolution
photographs the image would appear to be an S0
galaxy having no structure. In both the RC1 and
RC2 the classification is listed as S0?, based on
a 30-inch Stromlo reflector plate. But the
pattern is that of a nearly edge on Sc spiral with
multiple arms, similar to the morphology of
NGC 3511 and NGC 4781 on this page.
The redshift of NGC 1546 is v_o = 1007 km/s.
The image in the insert frame is made from
a different Las Campanas plate than was used for
the heavier main print. The thick-armed,
multiple-spiral-arm pattern that begins at the center
is hinted at in this print.

2. 1985SGC...C...0000C
Re:NGC 1546
Plate 1893
Overexposed center, dark lane, bright lens 2.2 x 1.6 with whorls;
faint corona (dist?).

3. 1982ESOU..C...0000L
Re:ESO 041332-5611.1
=ESO 157- G 12
in group

4. 1979AJ.....84..472S
Re:NGC 1546
Strong dust lane across the edge of this highly inclined galaxy.

5. 1964RC1...C...0000d
Re:NGC 1546
Very small, bright nucleus.
Asymmetric dark lane.
Mt. Stromlo 30-inch dimensions:
Nucleus: 0.9 arcmin x 0.3 arcmin
Lens: 1.6: arcmin x 0.6 arcmin


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