Basic object information
Object name: Hickson 97
Object type: Compact galaxy group

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 23h 47m 23.0s
Dec (J2000.0):
Constellation:
-2° 18' 02"
Pisces

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Haakala, Rautjärvi, Finland
Date/Time: 10/11.10.2009 21:35

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 457x
Field: 9'
Background sky: 3 (20.9)Visuality: III

Filter: -
NE Lim.mag: 6.5
Seeing: 3
Height: 22°

Weather: -3°C, 57% Moon rising in NE

All members, expect E, were quite easily visible. A is an elliptical haze whereas D looked almost stellar. B is strongly elongated. E is little bit uncertain, there is a "star" in the right place.