Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: Hickson 47
RA: 10h 26m DEC: +13° 39'
Constellation: LEO
Type: Compact galaxy group
Magnitude: 14.6
Notes: The brightest galaxy UGC 5644
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Haakanala, Rautjärvi, Finland
Date: 8/9.3.2011 0:10
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 457xFilter: -
Field: 9'Seeing: 4
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.7
Visuality: 4Height: 42°
Weather: -5°C, strong wind
Description: A (UGC 5644) and B (PGC 30619) are obvious whereas something was occasionally visible with averted vision on the place where C and D should be. It's probably C (PGC 30620) because it's brighter than D.
Updated: 23.3.2011 20:46