Basic object information

Object name: NGC 2624 & NGC 2625
Object type: Galaxies
Magnitude: 13.9 & 14.3
Size: 36"x30" & 42"x36"

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 08h 38m 12.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +19 44' 00"

Constellation: Cancer

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 3/4.3.2005 22:40

Telescope: Newton 406/1830 mm

Magn: 244x

Filter:

Field: 12'

NE Lim.mag: 6.4 (UMa)

Background sky: 3

Seeing: 2

Height: 48
Visuality: III
Weather: -18C

These two galaxies lie on the west edge of M44. NGC 2624 (13.9 mag) is a bit brighter N-S elongated galaxy, even brightness. NGC 2625 (14.3 mag) is very small and compact, almost round.