Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 684Other name: IC 165
RA: 1h 50.2m DEC: +27° 39'
Constellation: TRI
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 12.4
Size: 3.4' x 0.7'
PA: 90°
Surface brightness: 12.9
Classification: Sb
Description: F,E,*13f100"
Notes: NGC 672 group
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date: 4/5.11.2007 20:27
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 457xFilter: -
Field: 9'Seeing: 2
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.6
Visuality: IIHeight: 49°
Weather: -3°C, windy
Description: W-E elongated galaxy. Bright, almost stellar core. It seems that eastern side of the core is little brighter than western side.
Updated: 20.12.2007 16:49