Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 2618Other name: UGC 4492
RA: 8h 35.9m DEC: +0° 42'
Constellation: HYA
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 12.1
Size: 2.5' x 2'
PA: 140°
Surface brightness: 13.6
Classification: Sab
Description: eF,pL,iF
Notes: H III 257,very diffuse outside
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Ania, Pirkkala, Finland
Date: 24/25.3.2009 23:35
Instrument: Newton 300/1500 mm
Magnification: 214xFilter: -
Field: 23'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 3NE lim mag: 6.7
Visuality: IVHeight: 23°
Weather: -13°C
Description: Difficult roundish haze even with averted vision because of low surface brightness (or because I was freezing, hrr!).
Updated: 16.8.2009 19:12