Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: Hickson 72
RA: 14h 48m DEC: +19° 3'
Constellation: BOO
Type: Compact galaxy group
Magnitude: 13.9
Notes: The brightest galaxy MCG +3-38-17
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Haakanala, Rautjärvi, Finland
Date: 26/27.3.2011 2:20
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 457xFilter: -
Field: 9'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 7.2
Visuality: 5Height: 48°
Weather: -17°C
Description: Only A, B, C and D are visible. B/D is separable into two different objects. There is a 7.5 mag star on the west side which forces to use high magnification and narrow field.
Updated: 28.3.2011 20:28