Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: Hickson 37
RA: 9h 14m DEC: +29° 57'
Constellation: CNC
Type: Compact galaxy group
Magnitude: 12.2 (v)
Notes: The brightest galaxy NGC 2783
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Haakanala, Rautjärvi, Finland
Date: 3/4.3.2011 22:05
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 457xFilter: -
Field: 9'Seeing: 4
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.7
Visuality: 3Height: 58°
Weather: -2°C, windy
Description: All four members visible. A (NGC 2783) and B (NGC 2783B) are prominent whereas C and D are much smaller and fainter. Also stellar galaxy PGC 26006 is in view on the north.
Updated: 25.3.2011 22:56