Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: Hickson 16
RA: 2h 9m DEC: -10° 2'
Constellation: CET
Type: Compact galaxy group
Magnitude: 12.2 (v)
Notes: The brightest galaxy NGC 835
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Haakanala, Rautjärvi, Finland
Date: 5/6.10.2011 3:05
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 457xFilter: -
Field: 9'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.6
Visuality: IIHeight: 18°
Weather: +4°C, windy
Description: An easy Hickson group despite of low height and poor seeing. All galaxies were visible same time with direct vision.
Updated: 14.4.2011 21:43