Arp 124

ARP 124 2015 Aug 8

Object:   ARP  124   (NGC 6361) Date:               2015 August 8
Peculiarity:    Elliptical close to and perturbing spirals.
Constellation:           Draco Time & altitude: 23.10 UT     63º
Catalogue data: Seeing (5 high):                               4/5
            R.A:                17h 19m Transparency (5 high):                   4/5
            Dec:                +60º 36 Telescope:     0.5m f4.1 Dob.
            Magnitude:   13.1 Eyepiece:      8mm Ethos      x260
            Galaxy size (mins):  2.2 x 0.6 Filters:            None.


All field stars drawn are faint. Galaxy is elongated at least 5:1 in NE-SW.

The companion is MCG+10-25-3 seen at the top of the sketch, mag.15.6 in Megastar, glimpsed with AV only.