Basic object information

Object name: NGC 57
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 11.8
Size: 2.2'x1.9'
Position angle: 40
Object classification: Elliptical
Description: F,S,R,sbM

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 00h 15m 30.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +17 20' 00"

Constellation: Pisces


Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 4/5.12.2005 21:00

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 309x

Filter:

Field: 10'

NE Lim.mag: 6.4

Background sky: 3

Seeing: 3

Height: 43
Visuality: II
Weather: -10C

An irregular core suspected, very faint spot in the middle. Elongated in N-S.