Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 2767, NGC 2769 & NGC 2771Other name: UGC 4813
RA: 9h 10.2m DEC: +50° 24'
Constellation: UMA
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 13.8
Size: 0.4' x 0.3'
PA: 0°
Surface brightness: 11.6
Classification: S
Description: vF,sbM *15,2nd of 4
Notes: NGC 2769 group
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date: 16/17.1.2007 0:00
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 457xFilter: -
Field: 9'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.5
Visuality: IIHeight: 73°
Weather: +0°C, windy, northern lights
Description: A nice trio bright galaxies in UMa. NGC 2767: The faintest member of this group, elongated in NW-SE direction but the core seems to be oriented 90 deg towards halo. NGC 2769: Highly elongated in NW-SE, clearly brighter in the middle. The brightest member. NGC 2771: Slightly elongated in NE-SW, small but obvious core.
Updated: 20.1.2007 22:26