Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: Hickson 12
RA: 1h 28m DEC: -4° 38'
Constellation: CET
Type: Compact galaxy group
Magnitude: 15.1 (b)
Notes: The brightest galaxy MCG -1-4-52
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Haakanala, Rautjärvi, Finland
Date: 5/6.10.2011 1:55
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 457xFilter: -
Field: 9'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.8
Visuality: IVHeight: 24°
Weather: +4°C, windy
Description: I was little bit surprised when found this because height was only 7 degrees. There was a weak elliptical haze just little bit to north from a triangle which consists of 11 mag stars.
Updated: 14.4.2011 21:43