Basic object information

Object name: NGC 684
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 12.5
Size: 1.2'x0.6'
Position angle: 87
Object classification: Sb
Description: F,E,*13f100''
Notes: NGC 672 group

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 01h 50m 12.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +27 39' 00"

Constellation: Triangulum

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 4/5.11.2007 20:27

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 457x


Field: 9'

NE Lim.mag: 6.6

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 2

Visuality: II

Height: 49

Weather: -3C, windy

W-E elongated galaxy. Bright, almost stellar core. It seems that eastern side of the core is little brighter than western side.