Basic object information
Object name: NGC 300
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 8.1
Size: 19.0'x12.9'
Position angle: 111
Object classification: Scd
Description: pB,vL,vmiE,vgpmbM
Notes: Large S-shaped;loose structured spiral

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 00h 54m 54.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -37 41' 00"

Constellation: Sculptor

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Wicherina, Greenough, Australia
Date/time: 11/12.12.2009 0:35
Telescope: Newton 110/805 mm
Magn: 62x Filter: -
Field: 66' NE Lim.mag: 7.4
SQM: 21.8 (1) Seeing: 2
Visuality: II Height: 32
Weather: +18C     
A quite tricky galaxy because of low surface brightness and faint details that are visible with averted vision. There is a large core-area in the middle and some hints of spiral structure on the edges.