Herschel II INDEX - New


NGC1207 and NGC1213

NGC1207 and NGC1213

Observing Log
Date of observation: November 17, 2001
Time at end of first CCD image 10:35 PST
Time at end of last CCD image 10:55 PST
Observing location: home observatory
Fastar CCD Imaging session
Sky Conditions
Seeing: FWHM 2.50926
Transparency: magnitude 14.0 star is a peak value 575.988 with a background of 155.139.
Seeing and transparency is based on Star GSC 2847:1162, RA: 03h 08m 01.1s Dec: +3825'28" (Epoch 2000).
Star is at column 336.554 and row 229.51 in the image.
For Sun set, astronomical twilight end, Moon rise or set, astronomical twilight begin and Sun rise refer to dark sky.
Observation Notes
NGC1207 is a 13.4 magnitude galaxy.
Location in image: center
Location RA: 03h 08m 15.1s Dec: +3822'54" (Epoch 2000)

NGC1213 is a 15.0 magnitude galaxy.
Location in image: top left edge
Location RA: 03h 09m 17.4s Dec: +3838'59" (Epoch 2000)

CGCG524-54 is a 14.9 magnitude galaxy.
Location in image: 3 o'clock from NGC1207 and 30% to the edge of the image
Location RA: 03h 07m 46.4s Dec: +3822'19" (Epoch 2000)

Image size is 41 arc minutes wide by 31 arc minutes high with an image resolution of 3.8 arc sec per pixel.
Image orientation: north is the top, west is the right, east is the left and south is the bottom.
Additional Information on NGC Objects
SEDS Interactive NGC Catalog Online
NGC/IC Project
Observing Equipment

Celestron C-8 Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope with Fastar lens accessory and SBIG ST-237 CCD Camera (8" optical tube, focal length 406mm at f/1.95)
CCD image time: 31 X 30 seconds images stacked together.

Use Test patterns to calibrate monitor brightness, contrast, height and width