Basic object information

Object name: NGC 2274 & NGC 2275
Object type: Galaxies
Magnitude: 12.4 & 13.3
Size: 1.2'x1.1' & 1.3'x0.9'
Object classification: E & Sab
Description: F,S,bM & eF,vS

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 06h 47m 18s
Dec (J2000.0): +33° 14' 00"

Constellation: Gemini

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 14/15.1.2005 1:00

Telescope: Newton 406/1830 mm

Magn: 292x


Field: 10'

NE Lim.mag: 6.0

Background sky: 4

Seeing: 3

Height: 57°
Visuality: II & III
Weather: -5°C, windy, bright background sky, northern lights

Quite bright galaxy pair. NGC 2274 is a roundish and it has a bright core. NGC 2275 is elongated in N-S direction and much fainter than NGC 2274. Both are visible with direct vision.