Basic object information

Object name: UGC 9242
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 13.5
Size: 5.0'x0.3'
Position angle: 71
Object classification: Sc
Notes: many knots

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 14h 25m 18.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +39 32' 00"

Constellation: Bootes

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 6/7.4.2005 1:35

Telescope: Newton 406/1830 mm

Magn: 244x


Field: 12'

NE Lim.mag: 6.6 (UMa)

Background sky: 3

Seeing: 3

Height: 66
Visuality: III
Weather: -2C

A superthin galaxy which doesn't have a central bulge. The center is fractionally brighter with averted vision. Funny!