Basic object information

Object name: NGC 39
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 13.6
Size: 1.1'x1.0'
Position angle: 120
Object classification: Sc
Description: vF,pS,R
Notes: H III 861

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 00h 12m 18.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +31 04' 00"

Constellation: Andromeda

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 31/1.12/1.2004/2005 18:30

Telescope: Newton 406/1830mm

Magn: 244x


Field: 12'

NE Lim.mag: 6.2

Background sky: 3

Seeing: 3

Height: 58
Visuality: III
Weather: Warm (-1C) and windy, random fireworks in northern sky

Very faint and difficult object, low surface brightness. Elongated in N-S, center is somewhat brighter.