Basic object information

Object name: NGC 7814
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 10.8
Size: 5.5'x2.3'
Position angle: 135
Object classification: Sab
Description: cB,cL,E,vgbM
Notes: H II 240;Equatorial dust lane;Nearly edge-on

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 00h 03m 12.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +16 09' 00"

Constellation: Pegasus

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 4/5.12.2005 18:45

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 309x


Field: 10'

NE Lim.mag: 6.4

Background sky: 3

Seeing: 3

Height: 44
Visuality: I
Weather: -10C

A bright and pretty large NW-SW oriented galaxy which is easily visible at low powers. At 309x there is a smooth EDL in the middle with averted vision. The core is bright and round.