Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: Hickson 1
RA: 0h 26m DEC: +25° 45'
Constellation: AND
Type: Compact galaxy group
Magnitude: 14.9 (b)
Notes: The brightest galaxy UGC 248
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Haakanala, Rautjärvi, Finland
Date: 30/1.10.2011 0:15
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 457xFilter: -
Field: 9'Seeing: 4
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.8
Visuality: IIIHeight: 53°
Weather: +8°C, windy
Description: A and B clearly oriented 90° compared to each other. C might be the easiest galaxy in this group, whereas D only visible as a stellar object with averted vision. 11-13 mag stars on the same area.
Updated: 14.4.2011 21:43