Basic object information

Object name: NGC 890
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 11.3
Surface brightness: 12.7
Size: 2.5'x1.7'
Position angle: 54 Object classification: E4
Description: B,S,R,bM,3F* sp
Notes: H II 225;UGC 1823

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 02h 22m 00.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +33 16' 00"

Constellation: Triangulum

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 12/13.12.2004 20:40

Telescope: Newton 406/1830mm

Magn: 244x


Field: 12'

NE Lim.mag: 6.3

Background sky: 3

Seeing: 3

Height: 62
Visuality: II
Weather: -8C, windy

Highly elongated in W-E direction and much brighter in the middle.