Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: Hickson 97
RA: 23h 47m DEC: -2° 14'
Constellation: PSC
Type: Compact galaxy group
Magnitude: 14.2
Notes: The brightest galaxy IC 5357
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Haakanala, Rautjärvi, Finland
Date: 10/11.10.2009 21:35
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 457xFilter: -
Field: 9'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 3NE lim mag: 6.5
Visuality: IIIHeight: 22°
Weather: -3°C, 57% Moon rising in NE
Description: All members, expect E, were quite easily visible. A is an elliptical haze whereas D looked almost stellar. B is strongly elongated. E is little bit uncertain, there is a ''star'' in the right place.
Updated: 30.10.2009 20:08