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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 1 - Inst: 17.5" f/4.4 dob, 13" f/4.5 dob




Observer: Steve Gottlieb
Your skills: Advanced
Date and UT of Observation: 
Location: Probably Sierra foothills, Fiddletown, CA, USA (Elev 2700 ft)
Site classification: rural
Limiting magnitude: about 6.5
Seeing: good to excellent
Moon up: No
Instrument: 17.5" f/4.4 dob, 13" f/4.5 dob
Magnification: 166x, 220x, 280x
Filters used: None
Object: NGC 1
Category: External Galaxy.
Description:
N0001 = U00057 = M+04-01-025 = Z477-054
00 07 15.9 +27 42 29
V = 12.9;  Size 1.6x1.2;  SB = 13.5;  PA = 120d

17.5: fairly faint, oval 3:2 ~E-W, small, bright core, stellar nucleus.  A
mag 12 star lies 1.9' NNE and a mag 13 star is 1.5' NNW of center.  Forms a
pair with NGC 2 just 1.8' S.

13: faint, very small.  Forms a pair with NGC 2 2' SSE.