Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: Hickson 90
RA: 22h 2m DEC: -31° 51'
Constellation: PSA
Type: Compact galaxy group
Magnitude: 11.8 (v)
Notes: The brightest galaxy NGC 7172
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Wicherina, Greenough, Australia
Date: 10/11.1.2010 21:10
Instrument: Newton 254/1200 mm
Magnification: 171xFilter: -
Field: 29'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 1NE lim mag: 7.5
Visuality: IIIHeight: 26°
Weather: +16°C, windy
Description: Pretty low in western sky behind the zodiacal light and weak light pollution of Geraldton. Three galaxies can be seen. I didn't split B and D, they're only one large haze.
Updated: 15.9.2010 21:34