Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: Hickson 60
RA: 12h 3m DEC: +51° 38'
Constellation: UMA
Type: Compact galaxy group
Magnitude: 15
Notes: The brightest galaxy MCG +9-20-71
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Haakanala, Rautjärvi, Finland
Date: 2/3.4.2013 3:20
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 326xFilter: -
Field: 14'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.8
Visuality: IVHeight: 64°
Weather: -10°C, no wind
Description: There's a one clump on the place where A, C and D lie. Probably only A is visible. B is a stellar galaxy on the NW. Two 16 mag galaxies on the NE don't belong the group.
Updated: 28.9.2012 20:00