Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 2832Other name: UGC 4942
RA: 9h 19.8m DEC: +33° 45'
Constellation: LYN
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 11.9
Size: 3' x 2'
PA: 160°
Surface brightness: 13.5
Classification: E4
Description: cB,cL,E,3rd of 3
Notes: comp east is compact,NGC 2831 superimposed,lens shape
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date: 31/1.4.2005 0:35
Instrument: Newton 406/1830 mm
Magnification: 215xFilter: -
Field: 15'Seeing: 2
Background sky: 3NE lim mag: 6.3
Visuality: IIIHeight: 51°
Weather: -5°C
Description: These seven galaxies lie in the center of Abell 779 galaxy cluster. NGC 2832 (11.8 mag) is the brightest, elliptical member on north. NGC 2831 (13.4 mag) is a small dot nearby NGC 2832's core and NGC 2830 (13.9 mag) is also a faint dot on the NGC 2832's south-edge. NGC 2825 (14.4 mag) is W-E elongated galaxy on NW and NGC 2826 (13.7 mag) is NW-SE elongated galaxy on south part of the field. NGC 2829 (16.0 mag) is a stellar galaxy just 2' to north from NGC 2829. NGC 2834 (14.5 mag) is an E-W elongated galaxy on east.
Updated: 13.4.2005 19:18