Basic object information

Object name: NGC 226
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 13.4
Size: 54.0"x36.0"
Position angle: 105
Object classification: Pec
Description: eF,S,R,* 13 s 20''

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 00h 42m 54.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +32 35' 00"

Constellation: Andromeda

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 12/13.12.2004 18:55

Telescope: Newton 406/1830mm

Magn: 244x


Field: 12'

NE Lim.mag: 6.3

Background sky: 3

Seeing: 3

Height: 61
Visuality: III
Weather: -8C, windy

A small galaxy which has a roundish core and a small tail to NW. Looks like a comet.