Basic object information

Object name: NGC 1001
Object type: Galaxy Magnitude: 14.8
Size: 42.0"x18.0"
Position angle: 132
Object classification: Sbc
Description: vF,vS

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 02h 39m 12.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +41 40' 00"

Constellation: Perseus

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 8/9.12.2005 19:55

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 309x


Field: 10'

NE Lim.mag: 5.4

Background sky: 5

Seeing: 3

Height: 67
Visuality: III
Weather: -11C, 55% Moon in SSW

An interesting 14.5 mag galaxy in Perseus. 309x shows a mottled cigar-shaped patch with averted vision. A core has divided to two parts and it's faintest in the middle. Something starlike little bit to west from the center. A tricky buddy who needs a lot darker background sky.