Basic object information

Object name: NGC 7159
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 14.2
Size: 36.0"x30.0"
Position angle: 168
Object classification: Elliptical
Description: eeF,eS,R,vF* sf inv

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 21h 56m 24.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +13 34' 00"

Constellation: Pegasus

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 16/17.9.2006 3:00

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 457x


Field: 9'

NE Lim.mag: 6.3

Background sky: 3

Seeing: 2

Visuality: II

Height: 28

Weather: +8C, 25% Moon in NE

A very difficult shape, looks like a faint galaxy which has some kind of overhang to the NW. According to DSS there is a faint galaxy and 15 mag star on the SE. So, the brightest spot is a star but I don't know why I saw the nebula around it.