Basic object information

Object name: Abell 779 (NGC 2832 group)
Object type: Galaxy cluster

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 09h 19m 54.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +33 46' 00"

Constellation: Lynx

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 31/1.4.2005 0:35

Telescope: Newton 406/1830 mm

Magn: 215x


Field: 15'

NE Lim.mag: 6.3

Background sky: 3

Seeing: 2

Height: 51
Visuality: II-V
Weather: -5C

These seven galaxies lie in the center of Abell 779 galaxy cluster. NGC 2832 (11.8 mag) is the brightest, elliptical member on north. NGC 2831 (13.4 mag) is a small dot nearby NGC 2832's core and NGC 2830 (13.9 mag) is also a faint dot on the NGC 2832's south-edge. NGC 2825 (14.4 mag) is W-E elongated galaxy on NW and NGC 2826 (13.7 mag) is NW-SE elongated galaxy on south part of the field. NGC 2829 (16.0 mag) is a stellar galaxy just 2' to north from NGC 2829. NGC 2834 (14.5 mag) is an E-W elongated galaxy on east.