Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 147Other name: UGC 326,D3
RA: 0h 33.2m DEC: +48° 30'
Constellation: CAS
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 9.5
Size: 13.5' x 8.2'
PA: 25°
Surface brightness: 14.5
Classification: dE4
Description: vF,vL,iR,gsmbM,*1.1
Notes: Dwarf El,P w NGC 185 at 58',low surface br
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date: 6/7.10.2005 0:50
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 71xFilter: -
Field: 42'Seeing: 2
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.7
Visuality: IIHeight: 77°
Weather: +8°C, moist
Description: Pretty large NNE-SSW elongated galaxy which has fairly low surface brightness. Stellar core or a star in the middle. Best visibility with low powers and averted vision. In a rich field.
Updated: 29.10.2005 12:08