Basic object information

Object names: NGC 41 & NGC 42
Object types: Galaxies
Magnitudes: 13.9 & 14.3
Sizes: 48.0"x30.0" & 1.1'x0.6'

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 00h 12m 48.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +22 01' 00"

Constellation: Pegasus

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 21/22.11.2005 18:25

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 305x


Field: 10'

NE Lim.mag: 6.3

Background sky: 3

Seeing: 2

Height: 45
Visuality: III
Weather: -8C

Quite challenging pair of galaxies. NGC 41 has a lower overall magnitude but its surface brightness is higher than NGC 42. NGC 41 is also smaller than NGC 42. It took a time to see both galaxies at same time but they came out with averted vision and sweeping.