Basic object information

Type of object: Globular cluster
Magnitude: 13.7
Size: 10.0"

Catalog information

RA: 00h 32m 46.84s
Dec: +39 34' 41.84"

Constellation: Andromeda

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 3/4.11.2004 19:25

Telescope: Newton 406/1830mm

Magn: 244x


Field: 12'

NE Lim.mag: 6.2

Background sky: 4

Seeing: 3

Height: 60
Visuality: II
Weather: +3C, windy, 63% Moon is rising in NE

The brightest globular in Andromeda Galaxy. ~14 mag fuzzy ball which has an irregular and large N-S elongated core. In real terms there are two faint stars involved with the globular that's why the core looks irregular. I have to re-sketch it in better conditions and higher power.