Basic object information
Name: NGC 2300
Type of object: Galaxy
Magnitude: 11.0
Surface brightness: 12.5 mag/sq arcmin
Size: 3.2'x2.7'
Object classification: E1
Description: pB,pL,lE,bM
Notes: Pair with NGC 2276 at 6' and IC 1455 at 10', vsBN

Catalog position for epoch J2000.0
Right ascension: 07h 32m 19.6s
Declination: +85 42' 31"

Constellation: Cepheus


Basic object information
Name: NGC 2276
Type of object: Galaxy
Magnitude: 11.4
Surface brightness: 13.5 mag/sq arcmin
Size: 2.8'x2.5'
Position angle: 20
Object classification: Sc
Description: pL,F,lbM
Notes: PA 20,weak bar,many knotty filam arms,P w NGC 2300 @ 6' SE

Catalog position for epoch J2000.0
Right ascension: 07h 27m 12.6s
Declination: +85 45' 20"

Constellation: Cepheus


Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Lakasenpelto, Imatra, Finland
Date/Time: 20/21.12.2003 22:00


Telescope: Newton 406/1830mm

Magn: 244x

Filter:

Field: 12'

NE Lim.mag: 5.0

Background sky: 4

Seeing: 4

Height: 63
Visuality: II, III

Weather: -11C

Nice pair of galaxies. NGC 2300 is brighter than NGC 2776 and its roundish galaxy with a clearly resolved core. NGC 2776 is only a faint oval haze without any brightenings and its visible only with averted vision.

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