HCG 88
DSS image of HCG 88
Overlaid DSS image of HCG 88, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around HCG 88

Type  Galaxy Cluster
Magnitude  12.2
Size  5.2'
Right Ascension  20h 52' 23"  (2000)
Declination  5° 45' 28" S
Constellation  Aquarius
Description  4 members w/NGC6975, 77, 78
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Aug 28, 2011    Hale Pohaku, HI (map)
46cm f/4.5 Newtonian, Deep Violet @ 175x
Seeing: 7 Transparency: 7 Moon: 0%

A line of three galaxies (NGC6975, NGC6977, NGC6978) running northeast to southwest, all are faint and small at about 1', a fourth (MGC-01-53-014) is located further southwest only with difficulty
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HCG 88