Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 7793Other name: ESO 349-12
RA: 23h 57.8m DEC: -32° 36'
Constellation: SCL
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 9.1
Size: 9.6' x 6.4'
PA: 98°
Surface brightness: 13.4
Classification: Scd
Description: Like a comet (1850)
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Wicherina, Greenough, Australia
Date: 9/10.11.2010 21:00
Instrument: Newton 254/1200 mm
Magnification: 171xFilter: -
Field: 29'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 1NE lim mag: 7.2
Visuality: IHeight: 40°
Weather: +17°C, windy, scattered clouds
Description: A bright galaxy but still very difficult. There are several faint knots visible around the halo but it?s almost impossible to say which way the spiral arms circulate.
Updated: 15.9.2010 21:02