Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 1212 & IC 290Other name: IC 1883
RA: 3h 9.7m DEC: +40° 54'
Constellation: PER
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 15.5p
Size: 1' x 0.5'
PA: 22°
Classification: Sa
Description: eF,S,R
Notes: near Algol
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date: 21/22.11.2004 4:30
Instrument: Newton 406/1830 mm
Magnification: 244xFilter: -
Field: 12'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 3NE lim mag: 6.1
Visuality: IIIHeight: 40°
Weather: -14°C
Description: IC 290 (bottom) is a fainter but easier member of this pair. It is pretty small and much elongated in W-E direction, high surface brightness. NGC 1212 is a faint elliptical haze which has low surface brightness, visible with averted vision.
Updated: 25.11.2004 18:53