See also: NGC 1275 field (center)

Object: Galaxy cluster ABELL 426, IC 310 field. Constell: PER

RA: 03h 16.72m (IC310)  Decl: +41° 19.5'        Epoch: 2000
Mag:                    Size:                   Type: 

Observer: Jere Kahanpää
Obs. place: Hartola, Finland
Date/Time: 3./4.1.1997, 20.15

Telescope: N 205/1000
Magn: 133x              Filter:
Field: 22'              NE Lim.mag: 6.0m
Background sky: 2       Seeing: 3 
Weather: -12 °C, no Moon.          

Brightness: 5 all       Alt: 70°
Three galaxies: 
The largest galaxy (in the W half) is IC 310 (12.7m (v), 1.3',
SA(r)0:); A mag. 12 stellar nucleus surrounded by a 1' faint
round disk. 

The stellar object in the center is UGC 2626 (15.5m(b),
1.2'x0.2', Sa?): mag. 14, stellar.

The third galaxy is NGC 1260 (14.3m(b), 1.2'x0.5', S0/a: sp): 
Quite easy. Diam 35''. Moderately concentrated, round.