Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 2929 GroupOther name: UGC 5126
RA: 9h 37.5m DEC: +23° 10'
Constellation: LEO
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 13.7
Size: 1.2' x 0.3'
PA: 144°
Surface brightness: 12.6
Classification: Sc
Description: eF,vS,lE,vlbM,1st of 3
Notes: brightest in group w N2930 (m=14.5) N2931(m=15)
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date: 9/10.3.2005 22:20
Instrument: Newton 406/1830 mm
Magnification: 244xFilter: -
Field: 12'Seeing: 2
Background sky: 3NE lim mag: 6.3
Visuality: IIIHeight: 52°
Weather: -15°C, strong northern wind
Description: A short chain of faint galaxies in Leo's tail. NW-SE elongated galaxy NGC 2929 (13.8 mag) is the brightest member in this small group. NGC 2930 (14.2 mag) and NGC 2931 (14.2 mag) are both almost roundish galaxies without any details.
Updated: 1.4.2005 18:01