Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 494Other name: UGC 919
RA: 1h 22.9m DEC: +33° 10'
Constellation: PSC
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 12.9
Size: 2' x 0.8'
PA: 100°
Surface brightness: 13.2
Classification: Sab
Description: vF,pL,E,3f*S
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date: 0/1.1.2005 20:30
Instrument: Newton 406/1830 mm
Magnification: 244xFilter: -
Field: 12'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 3NE lim mag: 6.2
Visuality: IIIHeight: 59°
Weather: Warm (-1°C) and windy, random fireworks in northern sky
Description: Highly elongated in NW-SE direction, even brightness. IC 1685 is in the same field but I didn't notice it.
Updated: 6.1.2005 15:46