Basic object information

Object name: NGC 987
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 12.5
Size: 1.6'x1.1'
Position angle: 39
Object classification: SBO-a
Description: F,S,vlE,bM,r,2*14 np
Notes: H III 161

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 02h 36m 48.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +33 20' 00"

Constellation: Triangulum

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 12/13.12.2004 21:40

Telescope: Newton 406/1830mm

Magn: 244x

Filter:

Field: 12'

NE Lim.mag: 6.3

Background sky: 3

Seeing: 3

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

Fairly bright, elongated SW-NE, small core.

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