Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 6654Other name: UGC 11238
RA: 18h 24.1m DEC: +73° 11'
Constellation: DRA
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 12
Size: 2.6' x 2.1'
PA: 10°
Surface brightness: 13.7
Classification: SBO-a Ring
Description: *12,13 in np B,pL neby
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date: 8/9.9.2007 0:00
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 352xFilter: -
Field: 12'Seeing: 2
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.6
Visuality: IIHeight: 67°
Weather: +4°C
Description: The nucleus is nearly stellar and surrounded by just little larger core-area. This complex in embedded in a large and pretty faint halo. The edges might be little brighter with averted vision and the halo might look like a huge ring around the galaxy's inner parts.
Updated: 10.9.2007 21:22