Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 2672 and NGC 2673Other name: UGC 4619
RA: 8h 49.4m DEC: +19° 4'
Constellation: CNC
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 11.7
Size: 2.5' x 2.4'
Surface brightness: 14
Classification: E1
Description: pB,pL,iR,mbM
Notes: H II 80=II 48,in halo of NGC 2673,contact,has curved plume
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Lakasenpelto, Imatra, Finland
Date: 9/10.3.2004 21:35
Instrument: Newton 406/1830 mm
Magnification: 292xFilter: -
Field: 11'Seeing: 2
Background sky: 4NE lim mag: 5.2
Visuality: IIIHeight: 47°
Weather: -10°C, northern lights
Description: NGC 2673 is a much brighter and larger than NGC 2673 which has contacted with NGC 2673. NGC 2672 has a core which can be seen with direct vision. NGC 2673 is seen only with averted vision.
Updated: 14.3.2004 13:00