NGC 672 (UGC 1256) and IC 1727 (UGC 1249) Galaxies in Triangulum

Center of field at approximately: RA 01 hours 47 minutes 30 seconds, Dec +27 degrees 19 minutes 50 seconds

Size: 7.3' x 2.5' and 6.9' x 3.0' Magnitude: 11.5 blue and 12.1 blue Class: SB(s)cd HII and SB(s)m

North is up

West to the right

Telescope:

14.5" f5 Newtonian reflector

Camera:

  ST-8XME, self-guided, binned 1x1, temp -20c & -25c, camera control MaxIm DL 4.56

Image:

Lumicon Red filter,  900 minutes (90 x 10 minute subs), 11/23/24/25/27/2013; seeing 3.2-4.5 FWHM per CCDStack

Processing:

CCDStack 2.75.4973.15338, Photoshop CS5.1

Location:

 Rolling Roof Observatory, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360 (+34d 13m 29s -118h 52m 20s)

Notes: Finished this field through some mild off-shore winds, and intermittent scattered cirrus from storm systems passing to the north (no rain). NGC 672 to the northeast, IC 1727 to the southwest.

From the NGC / IC Project:

Contemporary Visual Observation(s) for NGC 672
NGC 0672 = UGC 01256 = MCG +04-05-011= CGCG 482-016 = VV 338 = PGC 06595
01 47 53.9 +27 25 56
V = 10.9;  Size 7.2x2.6;  SB = 13.9;  PA = 65d

13.1": fairly bright, elongated 5:2 WSW-ENE, even surface brightness.  Bracketed 
by a mag 13.5 star 2.2' WNW and a mag 13 star 3.2' E.  Brightest in a group with 
IC 1727 8' SW.

8": fairly faint, low even surface brightness, fairly large, diffuse.  Two mag 
13.5 stars lie NW and at the E edge.

- by Steve Gottlieb
NO Contemporary Visual Observation(s) for IC 1727