Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 507 groupOther name: UGC 938
RA: 1h 23.7m DEC: +33° 15'
Constellation: PSC
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 11.2
Size: 4' x 4'
Surface brightness: 13.5
Classification: E-SO
Description: vF,pL,R,bM,s of 2
Notes: H III 159,UGC 938
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date: 0/1.1.2005 19:52
Instrument: Newton 406/1830 mm
Magnification: 292xFilter: -
Field: 10'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 3NE lim mag: 6.2
Visuality: IIIHeight: 0°
Weather: Warm (-1°C) and windy, random fireworks in northern sky
Description: NGC 507 (11.3 mag) is the brightest member in this small group. Its fully round and much brighter in the middle. NGC 504 (13.0 mag) is highly elongated in SW-NE, it has an obvious core. NGC 508 (13.1 mag) is a small round galaxy 1' to NE from NGC 507. IC 1687 (13.2) is a stellar galaxy and PGC 5129 (15.5 mag) is a very small fuzzy ''star'' in the east.
Updated: 6.1.2005 15:57