Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: Hickson 49
RA: 10h 57m DEC: +67° 8'
Constellation: UMA
Type: Compact galaxy group
Magnitude: 16.2 (b)
Notes: The brightest galaxy CGCG 314-1A
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Haakanala, Rautjärvi, Finland
Date: 2/3.4.2013 2:25
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 326xFilter: -
Field: 14'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.8
Visuality: VHeight: 69°
Weather: -8°C, no wind
Description: A very difficult group because galaxies are so tight packed. I was able to see only a one mottled clump instead of individual galaxies.
Updated: 28.9.2012 20:00