Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: Hickson 43
RA: 10h 11m DEC: -0° 2'
Constellation: SEX
Type: Compact galaxy group
Magnitude: 15.8 (b)
Notes: The brightest galaxy CGCG 8-62
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Haakanala, Rautjärvi, Finland
Date: 3/4.4.2013 0:00
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 326xFilter: -
Field: 14'Seeing: 2
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.9
Visuality: VHeight: 26°
Weather: -7°C, no wind
Description: Very difficult group. A is an obvious but difficulties with others. B and C are visible occasionally with averted vision. D might be a stellar object on south.
Updated: 28.9.2012 20:00