Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 226Other name: UGC 459
RA: 0h 42.9m DEC: +32° 35'
Constellation: AND
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 13.3
Size: 0.9' x 0.9'
Surface brightness: 13
Classification: Pec
Description: eF,S,R,* 13 s 20"
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date: 12/13.12.2004 18:55
Instrument: Newton 406/1830 mm
Magnification: 244xFilter: -
Field: 12'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 3NE lim mag: 6.3
Visuality: IIIHeight: 61°
Weather: -8°C, windy
Description: A small galaxy which has a roundish core and a small tail to NW. Looks like a comet.
Updated: 17.12.2004 21:04