Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 6744Other name: ESO 104-42
RA: 19h 9.8m DEC: -63° 51'
Constellation: PAV
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 8.3
Size: 20.2' x 13.2'
PA: 15°
Surface brightness: 14.2
Classification: SBbc
Description: cB,cL,R,vg,svmbM,r
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Nangerwalla, Mullewa, Australia
Date: 17/18.12.2009 21:50
Instrument: Newton 110/805 mm
Magnification: 62xFilter: -
Field: 66'Seeing: 2
Background sky: 1NE lim mag: 7.8
Visuality: IIHeight: 13°
Weather: +23°C
Description: Difficult to detach the shape because of low surface brightness and low altitude. Elongated in N-S direction and brighter core in the middle. No spiral structure visible at this time.
Updated: 1.9.2010 21:58