Basic object information

Object name: NGC 431
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 12.9
Size: 1.4'x0.9'
Position angle: 20
Object classification: SBO
Description: F,S,vsbM

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 01h 14m 06.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +33 42' 00"

Constellation: Andromeda


Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 15/16.9.2006 0:45

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 457x

Filter:

Field: 9'

NE Lim.mag: 6.3

Background sky: 3

Seeing: 2

Height: 56

Visuality: III


Weather: 0C

Pretty small NE-SW oriented galaxy, clearly brighter core.