Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: Hickson 54
RA: 11h 29m DEC: +20° 32'
Constellation: LEO
Type: Compact galaxy group
Magnitude: 13.9
Notes: The brightest galaxy IC 700
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Haakanala, Rautjärvi, Finland
Date: 26/27.3.2011 0:20
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 457xFilter: -
Field: 9'Seeing: ,
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 7.2
Visuality: 2Height: 48°
Weather: -15°C
Description: A galaxy-like group which consist of A and B. No mottling or hints of individual galaxies.
Updated: 28.3.2011 20:25