Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 1175 & NGC 1177Other name: UGC 2515
RA: 3h 4.5m DEC: +42° 20'
Constellation: PER
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 12.9
Size: 1.9' x 0.7'
PA: 153°
Surface brightness: 12.9
Classification: Sa
Description: F,cL,E
Notes: H II 607,sp of 2,BN in center,Saturn-like
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date: 8/9.12.2005 22:05
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 309xFilter: -
Field: 10'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 5NE lim mag: 5.7
Visuality: IIIHeight: 71°
Weather: -11°C, 55% Moon in SW
Description: NGC 1175 is much brighter and larger in this duo. It's clearly elliptical in NW-SE and has a somewhat brighter core. NGC 1177 is only a round haze nearby 12 mag star with averted vision. NGC 1176, NGC 1178 and NGC 1183 are also visible in this field but they are misclassified to stars in RNGC.
Updated: 30.12.2005 19:07