Arp 327

ARP 327 2015 Jan 10

Object:   ARP 32    (NGC 1875) Date:               2015 January 10
Peculiarity:   Chains of galaxies.
Constellation:           Orion Time and altitude: 21.30 UT    45º
Catalogue data: Seeing (5 high):                               3/5
            R.A:                5h 22m Transparency (5 high):                   2/5
            Dec:                +6º 41 Telescope:                 0.5m f4.1  Dob.
            Magnitude:    13.6 Eyepiece:      8mm Ethos    x260
            Galaxy size (mins):  0.8 x 0.8 Filters:            Lumicon Deep Sky


Easily found about 1º W of Bellatrix. Object is just a tiny, desperately dim smudge seen on and off using AV and all the usual tricks. The other galaxies in the chain are >1 mag. fainter than the reach of my equipment.