Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 27Other name: UGC 96
RA: 0h 10.5m DEC: +29° 0'
Constellation: AND
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 13.4
Size: 1.2' x 0.5'
PA: 117°
Surface brightness: 12.8
Classification: Sb
Description: eF,vS,E,B * nr
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date: 3/4.12.2004 18:40
Instrument: Newton 406/1830 mm
Magnification: 244xFilter: -
Field: 12'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 3NE lim mag: 6.2
Visuality: IIIHeight: 57°
Weather: -15°C
Description: I hunted this minor galaxy when I was making for NGC 80 area. NGC 27 is a pretty small and compact galaxy near by alfa And. It is visible with direct vision without problem but I ha ve no idea why I missed the neighbour UGC 95.
Updated: 10.12.2004 17:40