Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: PGC 33423 (Mayall's object)Other name: Mayall's object
RA: 11h 04m DEC: +40° 50'
Constellation: UMa
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 15
Size: 18 x 12
Classification: Pec
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Haakanala, Rautjärvi, Finland
Date: 6/7.4.2013 0:25
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 457xFilter: -
Field: 9'Seeing: 2
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.9
Visuality: IVHeight: 66°
Weather: -6°C, no wind
Description: Mayall's object. It took little bit time to find the right place because there are several other faint galaxies around. E-W elongated 15 mag galaxy. The western head might be little larger than eastern?
Updated: 28.9.2012 20:00