Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 1001Other name: MCG 7- 6- 50
RA: 2h 39.2m DEC: +41° 40'
Constellation: PER
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 14.5
Size: 0.7' x 0.3'
PA: 135°
Classification: Sbc
Description: vF,vS
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date: 8/9.12.2005 19:55
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 309xFilter: -
Field: 10'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 5NE lim mag: 5.4
Visuality: IIIHeight: 67°
Weather: -11°C, 55% Moon in SSW
Description: An interesting 14.5 mag galaxy in Perseus. 309x shows a mottled cigar-shaped patch with averted vision. A core has divided to two parts and it's faintest in the middle. Something starlike little bit to west from the center. A tricky buddy who needs a lot darker background sky.
Updated: 30.12.2005 19:11