Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 2573Other name: ESO 1- 1
RA: 1h 41.9m DEC: -89° 20'
Constellation: OCT
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 13.5
Size: 1.9' x 0.7'
PA: 70°
Surface brightness: 13.8
Classification: SBc
Description: F,S,R,glbM
Notes: Polarissima Australis,closest NGC to South Celestial Pole
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Wicherina, Greenough, Australia
Date: 10/11.1.2010 1:00
Instrument: Newton 254/1200 mm
Magnification: 239xFilter: -
Field: 17'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 1NE lim mag: 7.5
Visuality: IIIHeight: 28°
Weather: +16°C, windy
Description: Polarissima Australis is rather small and faint NW-SE elongated galaxy just 40' from southern celestial pole.
Updated: 15.9.2010 21:24