Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: Hickson 33
RA: 5h 11m DEC: +18° 0'
Constellation: TAU
Type: Compact galaxy group
Magnitude: 16.1
Notes: The brightest galaxy PGC 16867
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date: 17/18.1.2007 20:30
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 457xFilter: -
Field: 9'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 3NE lim mag: 6.4
Visuality: VHeight: 45°
Weather: -1°C, windy, northern lights
Description: A very challenging object. Only two (A & B) faint and shapeless hazes are visible occasionally with averted vision.
Updated: 24.1.2007 21:38