Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: Hickson 55
RA: 11h 32m DEC: +70° 44'
Constellation: DRA
Type: Compact galaxy group
Magnitude: 15.4
Notes: The brightest galaxy UGC 6514
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Haakanala, Rautjärvi, Finland
Date: 2/3.4.2013 2:50
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 326xFilter: -
Field: 14'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.8
Visuality: IVHeight: 70°
Weather: -9°C, no wind
Description: A nice chain of galaxies where at least three brighter spots are visible with averted vision.
Updated: 28.9.2012 20:00