Basic object information

Object name: NGC 604
Object type: Bright nebula
Size: 2.0'
Object classification: Pec
Description: B,vS,R,vvlBM
Notes: H III 150;Emission neb in NE arm of M 33;largest H II region known

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 01h 34m 36.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +30 47' 00"

Constellation: Triangulum

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Tähtikallio, Artjärvi, Finland
Date/Time: 22/23.9.2006 21:50

Telescope: Newton 305/1464 mm

Magn: 195x


Field: 15'

NE Lim.mag: 6.4

Background sky: 3

Seeing: 3

Visuality: I

Height: 36

Weather: +10C

The brightest emission nebula in M33. Looks like a distant galaxy, elongated in W-E direction, clearly brighter in the middle. The haze on the west is a part of M33.