Catalogue and alternative designations NGC 1808


Type Barred spiral galaxy 
Position  05 07.7, -37 31
Constellation Columba
Camera and Telescope STL11000M and 31.75 cm Ritchey Chretien
Focal Ratio F9
Exposure Details LRGB 195:60:60:45 Luminance 1x1 Colours 2x2
Description This is a starburst galaxy with many dark dust lanes that has been studied extensively on a professional basis but not imaged very often. It's quite bright (magnitude 9.9) and measures 4.5' x 1.5'.