Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: Hickson 78
RA: 15h 48m DEC: +68° 10'
Constellation: DRA
Type: Compact galaxy group
Magnitude: 14.4
Notes: The brightest galaxy UGC 10057
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Haakanala, Rautjärvi, Finland
Date: 30/31.3.2011 1:50
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 326xFilter: -
Field: 15'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.9
Visuality: 4Height: 73°
Weather: -15°C
Description: A (UGC 10057) and B (PGC 56067) are quite easy at 326x even thought the eyepiece dew up continuously. C (PGC 56095) highly suspected but not drawn.
Updated: 19.4.2011 21:10