Basic object information

Object name: MK 492
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 14.9
Size: 47.0"x40.0"

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 15h 58m 43.6s
Dec (J2000.0): +26 48' 50"

Constellation: Corona Borealis

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 23/24.3.2007 3:03

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 457x


Field: 9'

NE Lim.mag: 6.5

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 2

Visuality: III

Height: 54

Weather: -1C, northern lights, 31% Moon is setting in NW

A pretty small galaxy, elongated in W-E. There is a brighter core and some kind of central bar visible with averted vision.