Basic object information

Object name: G156 & M32
Type of object: Globular cluster & Galaxy
Magnitude: 15.6
Size: 2.0"

Catalog information

RA: 00h 42m 25.01s
Dec: +40 57' 21.22"

Constellation: Andromeda

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 3/4.12.2004 20:15

Telescope: Newton 406/1830mm

Magn: 244x


Field: 12'

NE Lim.mag: 6.2

Background sky: 3

Seeing: 3

Height: 70
Visuality: III
Weather: -15C,

This might be the easiest globular cluster in M31 to locate. There is a 9.3 mag star to NNE from M32, G156 lies just 1' to east from the star. G156 is only a faint 15.6 mag star-like object.