Arp 74

ARP 74 2015 Oct 8

Object:            ARP    74

(UGC 1626)

Date:               2015 October 8


Peculiarity:    Spiral with small high surface-brightness companion on arm.
Constellation:           Andromeda Time & altitude:   20.40 UT     46º
Catalogue data: Seeing (5 high):                               3/5
            R.A:                2h 08m Transparency (5 high):                   3/5
            Dec:                +41º 29 Telescope:     0.5m f4.1 Dob.
            Magnitude:    14.1 Eyepiece:      8mm Ethos      x260
            Galaxy size (mins):  1.6 x 1.5 Filters:            Lumicon Deep Sky


Invisible in the 17mm Ethos. In the 8mm it is just a tiny round glow. The filter made a small improvement.