Basic object information

Object name: NGC 23
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 11.9
Size: 2.1'x1.3'
Position angle: 8
Object classification: SBa
Description: 3 S st + neb
Notes: H III 147;UGC 89

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 00h 09m 54.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +25 55' 00"

Constellation: Pegasus

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 31/1.12/1.2004/2005 18:53

Telescope: Newton 406/1830 mm

Magn: 292x


Field: 10'

NE Lim.mag: 6.2

Background sky: 3

Seeing: 3

Height: 52
Visuality: II
Weather: Warm (-1C) and windy, random fireworks in northern sky

Bright, almost stellar core and high surface brightness. Highly elongated in N-S. 13 mag star approx. 30" SE of core. Forms a pair with NGC 26.