Basic object information

Object name: UGC 12728
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 15.3
Size: 57.0"x38.0"
Position angle: 76

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 23h 40m 10.3s
Dec (J2000.0): +47 58' 22"

Constellation: Andromeda

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 11/12.10.2005 22:45

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 305x


Field: 10'

NE Lim.mag: 6.0

Background sky: 4

Seeing: 2

Height: 75
Visuality: III
Weather: +9C, very moist and foggy

I found this small and faint galaxy when I was searching planetary nebula PK 110-12.1. Clearly elliptical in W-E direction and even brightness. BTW, I never saw that PK.