Basic object information
Object name: NGC 488
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 10.4
Size: 5.4'x3.9'
Position angle: 15
Object classification: Sb Ring
Description: pB,L,R,svmbM,*8F10'
Notes: delicate spiral pattern

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 01h 21m 48.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +5 15' 00"
Constellation: Pisces

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Ania, Pirkkala, Finland
Date/Time: 14/15.10.2009 0:55

Telescope: Newton 300/1500 mm

Magn: 300x
Field: 14'
Background sky: 3 (20.9)Visuality: I

Filter: -
NE Lim.mag: 6.6
Seeing: 4
Height: 34

Weather: -3C

Easy and large ellipcal galaxy, brighter core in the middle.