Basic object information
Name: NGC 7461
Type of object: Galaxy
Magnitude: 13.3
Surface brightness: 14.0 mag/sq arcmin
Size: 48.0"x48.0"
Description: vF,vS,alm stellar

Catalog position for epoch J2000.0
Right ascension: 23h 01m 48.2s
Declination: +15 35' 01"

Constellation: Pegasus

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Lakasenpelto, Imatra, Finland
Date/Time: 23/24.10.2003 23.25

Telescope: Dobson 406/1830mm

Magn: 244x


Field: 12'

NE Lim.mag: 5,5

Background sky: 3

Seeing: 2

Height: 39
Visuality: IV
Weather: -6,5C

A circular galaxy which look like a planetary nebula. Stellar nucleus, halo is visible only with averted vision.