Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: Hickson 65
RA: 13h 30m DEC: -29° 33'
Constellation: HYA
Type: Compact galaxy group
Magnitude: 13.7
Notes: The brightest galaxy ESO 444-55
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Wicherina, Greenough, Australia
Date: 11/12.1.2010 3:00
Instrument: Newton 254/1200 mm
Magnification: 239xFilter: -
Field: 17'Seeing: 2
Background sky: 1NE lim mag: 7.5
Visuality: IVHeight: 46°
Weather: +10°C, windy
Description: Quite difficult galaxies, only PGC 47397 (A) and PGC 47406 (B) were visible as elliptical hazes. There's a stellar object on the place where PGC 47403 (C) should be.
Updated: 16.9.2010 22:15