Basic object information

Object name: NGC 468
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 14.4
Size: 42.0"x24.0"
Position angle: 171
Object classification: Sa
Description: vF,eS,stellar

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 01h 19m 48.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +32 46' 00"

Constellation: Pisces

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 31/1.12/1.2004/2005 20:20

Telescope: Newton 406/1830 mm

Magn: 244x


Field: 12'

NE Lim.mag: 6.2

Background sky: 3

Seeing: 3

Height: 53
Visuality: III
Weather: Warm (-1C) and windy, random fireworks in northern sky

Very faint and small galaxy which has an almost stellar core.