Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: Hickson 52
RA: 11h 26m DEC: +21° 2'
Constellation: LEO
Type: Compact galaxy group
Magnitude: 14.9
Notes: The brightest galaxy MCG +4-27-36
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Haakanala, Rautjärvi, Finland
Date: 8/9.3.2011 1:20
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 457xFilter: -
Field: 9'Seeing: 4
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.7
Visuality: 4Height: 49°
Weather: -5°C, strong wind
Description: A (PGC 35183) easy, C (PGC 35284) only with averted vision, B highly suspected (not drawn), D not seen.
Updated: 22.3.2011 22:08