Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 7177Other name: UGC 11872
RA: 22h 0.7m DEC: +17° 44'
Constellation: PEG
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 11.2
Size: 3.2' x 2.1'
PA: 90°
Surface brightness: 13
Classification: SBb
Description: pB,pS,R,bMN,r,* sp
Notes: H II 247
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date: 16/17.9.2006 0:25
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 457xFilter: -
Field: 9'Seeing: 2
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.7
Visuality: IIHeight: 45°
Weather: +8°C
Description: Pretty bright and large W-E oriented galaxy. A very bright core is clearly elongated at almost a 90§ angle to the major axis but despite of that I didn't detach any other details.
Updated: 27.9.2006 21:09