Basic object information
Object name: NGC 1343
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 12.8
Size: 2.6'x1.6'
Position angle: 80
Object classification: SB/P
Description: F,vS,iR,gbM,D*vnr
Notes: H III 694;heavy ringshaped nucleus;B blue neutral ring core

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 03h 37m 48.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +72 34' 00"

Constellation: Cassiopeia

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 5/6.1.2008 0:00

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 457x


Field: 9'

NE Lim.mag: 6.5

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 5

Visuality: II

Height: 68

Weather: -14C

Fairly blur galaxy, difficult shape, brighter in the middle. A hazy patch on the eastside. It could also be a tight unresolved double star.