Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 1003Other name: UGC 2137
RA: 2h 39.3m DEC: +40° 52'
Constellation: PER
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 11.4
Size: 5.7' x 2.2'
PA: 97°
Surface brightness: 13.8
Classification: Sc
Description: pF,L,E90,mbM,r
Notes: H II 238= III 198,main body 4'x1.4' patchy,ill-def'd arms SBc UGC 2137
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date: 3/4.12.2004 21:00
Instrument: Newton 406/1830 mm
Magnification: 244xFilter: -
Field: 12'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 3NE lim mag: 6.2
Visuality: IIHeight: 68°
Weather: -15°C
Description: Bright galaxy in Perseus, just 2ø to south from M34. NGC 1003 is highly elongated in W-E direction. The south edge is fairly sharp and the core is also obvious.
Updated: 10.12.2004 17:42