Basic object information

Object name: NGC 1171
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 12.7
Size: 1.9'x1.0'
Position angle: 147
Object classification: Sc
Description: vF,pL,iF
Notes: comp 3.8';PA21;3.8';PA344

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 03h 04m 00.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +43 24' 00"

Constellation: Perseus


Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 8/9.12.2005 22:45

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 309x

Filter:

Field: 10'

NE Lim.mag: 6.0

Background sky: 4

Seeing: 3

Height: 71
Visuality: II
Weather: -11C, 55% Moon in SW

A 12 mag NW-SE elongated galaxy in Perseus. About 2'x1'in diameter, somewhat brighter core.