Basic object information

Object name: NGC 431
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 12.9
Size: 1.4'x0.9'
Position angle: 20
Object classification: SBO
Description: F,S,vsbM

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 01h 14m 06.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +33 42' 00"

Constellation: Andromeda

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 31/1.12/1.2004/2005 19:35

Telescope: Newton 406/1830 mm

Magn: 292x

Filter:

Field: 10'

NE Lim.mag: 6.2

Background sky: 3

Seeing: 3

Height: 62
Visuality: II
Weather: Warm (-1C) and windy, random fireworks in northern sky

Roundish galaxy which has an almost stellar core.