Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: Hickson 81
RA: 16h 18m DEC: +12° 46'
Constellation: HER
Type: Compact galaxy group
Magnitude: 16.3
Notes: The brightest galaxy UGC 10319
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Haakanala, Rautjärvi, Finland
Date: 30/31.3.2011 2:45
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 326xFilter: -
Field: 15'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 7
Visuality: 5Height: 37°
Weather: -17°C
Description: Difficult group which appeared mottled and amorphous haze. Two brighter areas visible with averted vision, A and B?
Updated: 6.4.2011 20:52