Object: Galaxy NGC 1653                         Constell: ERI

RA: 04h 45.8m           Decl: -02° 23'          Epoch: 2000
Mag: 11.9m (v)          Size: 1.5'x1.5'         Type: E+:

Observer: Jere Kahanpää
Obs. place: Hartola, Finland 
Date/Time: 2./3.1.199, 20.55

Telescope: N 205/1000
Magn: 133x              Filter:
Field: 22'              NE Lim.mag: 5.4m
Background sky: 3       Seeing: 2-3
Weather: -12 °C, no Moon. Thin cirrus.

Brightness: 4           Alt: 25°
Description: A faint somewhat concentrated galaxy with a vF
stellar nucleus of maf. 13.5. Round or slightly elongated in PA
170°.