MCG -01-53-014
DSS image of MCG -01-53-014
Digitized Sky Survey image of MCG -01-53-014, 15' x 15' with north at top and west to the right

DSS image of MCG -01-53-014
Overlaid DSS image of MCG -01-53-014, 15' x 15' with north at top and west to the right
2MASX J20521275-0547538, HCG 088D, PGC 065612

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  15.6
Size  0.7' x 0.29' @ 70°
RA (2000)  20h 52' 12.7"
Dec (2000)  5° 47' 54" S
Constellation  Capricornus

Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
28 Aug 2011 Hale Pohaku, HI (map)
46cm f/4.5 Newtonian, Deep Violet @ 175x

Small, very faint, 1' diameter, seen only with difficulty despite a very charateristic star pattern used to locate, at the center of an equilateral triangle of 12th magnitude stars, NGC6976 is 4' northeast, member of HCG 88
Other Data Sources for MCG -01-53-014
Nearby objects for MCG -01-53-014
Acknowledgements and Credits...

Drawings, descriptions and CCD photos are copyright Andrew Cooper unless otherwise noted, no usage without permission. Use for non-profit and educational reasons is generally given on request.

Positional and some physical information is from the NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED) which is operated by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Additional object data from the SIMBAD database, operated at CDS, Strasbourg, France.

The Digitized Sky Survey was produced at the Space Telescope Science Institute under U.S. Government grant NAG W-2166. The images of these surveys are based on photographic data obtained using the Oschin Schmidt Telescope on Palomar Mountain and the UK Schmidt Telescope.

Dark nebulae data from E.E. Barnard, A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way. Ed. Edwin B. Frost and Mary R. Calvert. Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1927

Object descriptions of Rev. Webb from Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes sixth edition, Rev. T.W. Webb, 1917, edited by Rev T.E.Espin.