Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: Hickson 6
RA: 0h 39m DEC: -8° 20'
Constellation: CET
Type: Compact galaxy group
Magnitude: 15.6 (b)
Notes: The brightest galaxy PGC 2351
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Haakanala, Rautjärvi, Finland
Date: 30/1.10.2011 1:15
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 457xFilter: -
Field: 9'Seeing: 4
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.8
Visuality: IVHeight: 20°
Weather: +8°C, windy
Description: Difficult because of low height and bad seeing. B and C appear together in the same haze. A on the east side and D invisible.
Updated: 14.4.2011 21:43