Basic object information

Object name: NGC 658
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 12.3
Size: 3.0'x1.6'
Position angle: 23
Object classification: Sb
Description: pF,pS,mE,mbM

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 01h 42m 12.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +12 36' 00"

Constellation: Pisces


Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 17/18.1.2007 19:27

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 352x

Filter:

Field: 12'

NE Lim.mag: 6.4

Background sky: 3

Seeing: 3

Visuality: I

Height: 39


Weather: -1C, windy, northern lights

Clearly elongated I NE-SW direction, pretty large and bright core.