Basic object information

Object name: NGC 1212
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 14.6
Size: 1.0'x0.5'
Position angle: 22
Object classification: Sa
Description: eF,S,R
Notes: near Algol

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 03h 09m 42.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +40 54' 00"

Constellation: Perseus

Basic object information

Object name: IC 290
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 14.8
Size: 1.1'x0.2'
Position angle: 131

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 03h 09m 42.8s
Dec (J2000.0): +40 58' 30"

Constellation: Perseus

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 21/22.11.2004 4:30

Telescope: Newton 406/1830mm

Magn: 244x

Filter:

Field: 12'

NE Lim.mag: 6.1

Background sky: 3

Seeing: 3

Height: 40
Visuality: IV, III
Weather: -14C

IC 290 (bottom) is fainter but easier member of this pair. It is pretty small and much elongated in W-E direction, high surface brightness. NGC 1212 is a faint elliptical haze which has low surface brightness, visible with averted vision.

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