Basic object information

Object name: NGC 6949
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 13.8
Size: 1.4'x1.2'
Position angle: 6
Surface brightness: 13.9
Object classification: S Ring
Description: eF,pS,iR

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 20h 35m 06.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +64 48' 00"

Constellation: Cepheus

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 11/12.10.2004 23:45

Telescope: Newton 406/1830mm

Magn: 292x

Filter:

Field: 10'

NE Lim.mag: 6.5

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 3

Height: 68
Visuality: III
Weather: +0C, good

Pretty faint, somewhat elongated in W-E direction. Little brighter center.

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