Basic object information

Object name: NGC 147
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 9.4
Size: 13.2'x7.8'
Position angle: 25
Object classification: dE4
Description: vF,vL,iR,gsmbM,*1.1
Notes: Dwarf El;P w NGC 185 at 58';low surface br

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 00h 33m 12.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +48 30' 00"

Constellation: Cassiopeia

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 6/7.10.2005 0:50

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 71x


Field: 42'

NE Lim.mag: 6.7

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 2

Height: 77
Visuality: II
Weather: +8C, moist

Pretty large NNE-SSW elongated galaxy which has fairly low surface brightness. Stellar core or a star in the middle. Best visibility with low powers and averted vision. In a rich field.