Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 2274 & NGC 2275Other name: UGC 3541
RA: 6h 47.3m DEC: +33° 34'
Constellation: GEM
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 12.1
Size: 2.4' x 2.4'
Surface brightness: 13.2
Classification: Elliptical
Description: F,S,bM
Notes: H II 615,brightest of 4,disturbed
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date: 14/15.1.2005 1:00
Instrument: Newton 406/1830 mm
Magnification: 292xFilter: -
Field: 10'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 4NE lim mag: 6
Visuality: IIIHeight: 57°
Weather: -5°C, windy, bright background sky, northern lights
Description: Quite bright galaxy pair. NGC 2274 is a roundish and it has a bright core. NGC 2275 is elongated in N-S direction and much fainter than NGC 2274. Both are visible with direct vision.
Updated: 24.1.2005 10:22