Basic object information

Object name: IC 10
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 11.2
Size: 6.4'x5.3'
Position angle: 135
Object classification: Ir+
Description: F * inv in eF,vL neby
Notes: Mem. of Local Group;very obscured;several H II regions

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 00h 20m 24.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +59 18' 00"

Constellation: Cassiopeia

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 11/12.10.2004 22:04

Telescope: Newton 406/1830mm

Magn: 146x


Field: 21'

NE Lim.mag: 6.5

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 3

Height: 75
Visuality: III
Weather: +0C, good

Low surface brightness, pretty large and elongated in SE-NW direction. Somewhat brighter middle. In very rich field.