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(IAAC) Obj: Stephan's Quintet (Hick92, Arp319, NGC7320, NGC7318, NGC7319, NGC7317) - Inst: 14.5" dob



Observer: Geoff Chester
Your skill: Advanced (many years)
Date & Time of Observation: 10/3/1999 4:00:00
Location: Sky Meadows State Park, VA USA (Lat 39N)
Sky Transparency: Very Clear
Seeing: Mostly Stable
Instrument: Sky Designs VPT 14.5" dob
Object: Stephan's Quintet (Hick92, Arp319, NGC7320, NGC7318, NGC7319, NGC7317)
Object type: Group of galaxies.
Class: 5
Constellation: Peg
Position: 223604.2 +335652
Data: mag 11.1 (total), 12.6 (BTest); size 3.2'
Object Rating: D+
Description:
I could see 4 of the 5 of the Quintet tonight. All are
considerably small, very faint, they really need averted
vision to sort out. All are round.
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