Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 2857 & PGC 26694Other name: UGC 5000
RA: 9h 24.6m DEC: +49° 21'
Constellation: UMA
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 12.3
Size: 2.2' x 2'
Surface brightness: 13.7
Classification: Sc
Description: vF,pL,4 st p
Notes: Arp's spiral w low surf brightness,2 very long thin arms
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date: 16/17.1.2007 23:05
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 457xFilter: -
Field: 9'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.5
Visuality: IIIHeight: 64°
Weather: +0°C, windy, northern lights
Description: Arp's Spiral. Quite low surface brightness, might be fractionally brighter in the middle. Round. A small, faint and almost stellar galaxy PGC 26694 (15.8 mag) is on the NE.
Updated: 20.1.2007 22:24