Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: Hickson 70
RA: 14h 4m DEC: +33° 15'
Constellation: CVN
Type: Compact galaxy group
Magnitude: 14.5
Notes: The brightest galaxy IC 4371
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Haakanala, Rautjärvi, Finland
Date: 26/27.3.2011 2:00
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 326xFilter: -
Field: 15'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 7.2
Visuality: 4Height: 62°
Weather: -17°C
Description: A, B (IC 4371) and D (IC 4370) are the easiest, C visible with averted vision. Two stellar object on the west are probably E (IC 4369) and G. F is invisible.
Updated: 28.3.2011 20:26