Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: Palomar 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: 1/2.10.2011 22:40
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 326xFilter: -
Field: 14'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.7
Visuality: VHeight: 7°
Weather: +2°C, moist
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: 28.2.2013 22:00