Maffei II (UGCA 39, PGC 10217) Galaxy in Cassiopeia
Located at: RA 02 hours 41 minutes 56 seconds, Dec +59 degrees 36 minutes 20 seconds
Size: 2.2' x 1.3' (5.82' x 1.57')** Magnitude: 14.5 Class: SAB(rs)bc:
North is up
West to the right
14.5" f5 Newtonian reflector
ST-8XME, self-guided, binned 1x1, temp -15c & -20c, camera control MaxIm DL 4.56
Lumicon Red filter, 1100 minutes (111 x 10 minute subs), 11/6/8/9/12/14/15/2014; seeing 2.3-4.2 FWHM per CCDStack
CCDStack 2.84.5400.22239, Photoshop CS5.1
Rolling Roof Observatory, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360 (+34d 13m 29s -118h 52m 20s)
|Notes:||This object (see Maffei I) has
also been difficult to image ... Maffei II was imaged during much better
seeing than Maffei I, but had several nights of high clouds (during
which I imaged), and a couple of nights of overcast skies.
See the CDS listing for "UGCA 39".
See this article in Wikipedia (Maffei II).
** NED information