Basic object information

Object name: NGC 504, NGC 507, NGC 508, IC 1687 & PGC 5129
Object type: Galaxies
Magnitude: 13.0, 11.3, 13.1, 13.2 & 15.5

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 01h 23m 30.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +33 12' 00"

Constellation: Pisces

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 31/1.12/1.2004/2005 19:52

Telescope: Newton 406/1830 mm

Magn: 292x

Filter:

Field: 10'

NE Lim.mag: 6.2

Background sky: 3

Seeing: 3

Height: 60
Visuality: II-IV
Weather: Warm (-1C) and windy, random fireworks in northern sky

NGC 507 (11.3 mag) is the brightest member in this small group. Its fully round and much brighter in the middle. NGC 504 (13.0 mag) is highly elongated in SW-NE, it has an obvious core. NGC 508 (13.1 mag) is a small round galaxy 1' to NE from NGC 507. IC 1687 (13.2) is a stellar galaxy and PGC 5129 (15.5 mag) is a very small fuzzy "star" in the east.