Basic object information

Object name: NGC 27
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 13.7
Size: 1.2'x0.5'
Position angle: 117
Object classification: Sb
Description: eF,vS,E,B * nr

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 00h 10m 30.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +29 00' 00"

Constellation: Andromeda

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 3/4.12.2004 18:40

Telescope: Newton 406/1830mm

Magn: 244x


Field: 12'

NE Lim.mag: 6.2

Background sky: 3

Seeing: 3

Height: 57
Visuality: III
Weather: -15C,

I hunted this minor galaxy when I was making for NGC 80 area. NGC 27 is a pretty small and compact galaxy near by alfa And. It is visible with direct vision without problem but I ha ve no idea why I missed the neighbour UGC 95.