Basic object information
Object name: NGC 2573
Popular name: Polarissima Australis
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 13.4
Size: 1.9'x0.7'
Position angle: 85
Object classification: SBc
Description: F,S,R,glbM
Notes: Polarissima Australis;closest NGC to South Celestial Pole

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 01h 41m 54.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -89 20' 00"

Constellation: Octans

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Wicherina, Greenough, Australia
Date/time: 10/11.1.2010 1:00
Telescope: Newton 254/1200 mm
Magn: 239x Filter: -
Field: 17' NE Lim.mag: 7.5
SQM: 21.6 (1) Seeing: 3
Visuality: III Height: 28
Weather: +16C, windy  
Polarissima Australis is rather small and faint NW-SE elongated galaxy just 40' from southern celestial pole.