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Name: NGC 23Other name: UGC 89
RA: 0h 9.9m DEC: +25° 55'
Constellation: PEG
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 12
Size: 2.5' x 1.6'
PA: 8°
Surface brightness: 13
Classification: SBa
Description: 3 S st + neb
Notes: H III 147,UGC 89
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date: 0/1.1.2005 18:53
Instrument: Newton 406/1830 mm
Magnification: 292xFilter: -
Field: 10'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 3NE lim mag: 6.2
Visuality: IIHeight: 52°
Weather: Warm (-1°C) and windy, random fireworks in northern sky
Description: Bright, almost stellar core and high surface brightness. Highly elongated in N-S. 13 mag star approx. 30'' SE of core. Forms a pair with NGC 26.
Updated: 6.1.2005 15:52