Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: Palomar 11
RA: 1h 27m DEC: -23° 8'
Constellation: CET
Type: Compact galaxy group
Magnitude: 13.4 (b)
Notes: The brightest galaxy ESO 476-8
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Haakanala, Rautjärvi, Finland
Date: 1/2.10.2011 22:15
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 326xFilter: -
Field: 14'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.7
Visuality: IIIHeight: 17°
Weather: +2°C, moist
Description: Brighter than I expected. Weakly granular and few individual stars blinked occasionally with averted vision.
Updated: 28.2.2013 22:00