Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: Hickson 69
RA: 13h 55m DEC: +25° 3'
Constellation: BOO
Type: Compact galaxy group
Magnitude: 14.9
Notes: The brightest galaxy UGC 8842
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Haakanala, Rautjärvi, Finland
Date: 8/9.3.2011 2:25
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 457xFilter: -
Field: 9'Seeing: 4
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.7
Visuality: 4Height: 53°
Weather: -5°C, strong wind
Description: B (PGC 49507) is the brightest and then C (PGC 49505). A (PGC 49502) and D (PGC 49499) are merged together with averted vision. There are several galaxies just outside of the field.
Updated: 22.3.2011 22:03