Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: Hickson 15
RA: 2h 8m DEC: +2° 15'
Constellation: CET
Type: Compact galaxy group
Magnitude: 14.3
Notes: The brightest galaxy UGC 1624
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Haakanala, Rautjärvi, Finland
Date: 5/6.10.2011 2:50
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 326xFilter: -
Field: 14'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.6
Visuality: IVHeight: 30°
Weather: +4°C, windy
Description: Pretty easy galaxies despite of F which is invisible at even 326x. The faint star next to D is still visible.
Updated: 14.4.2011 21:43