Re: Hickson 2

Brian Ottum

Lots of galaxies there, with interesting structure.


From: <> On Behalf Of Dan Crowson
Sent: Saturday, January 18, 2020 5:23 PM
To: 'Dan Crowson' <dcrowson@...>
Subject: [DarkSkyNewMexico] Hickson 2


Hickson Compact Group 2 consists of:


UGC 312 (UGC 312 E, PGC 1921, HCG 2a and others) – the odd spiral left (east) of center

Mrk 552 (UGC 312 W, PGC 1914, HCG 2b and others) – the spiral to the right (west) of UGC 312

UGC 314 (PGC 1927, HCG 2c and others) – the spiral below UGC 312

UGC 315 (PGC 1934, HCG 2d and others) – the spiral to the left of UGC 314


All of these are located in Pisces.


Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1

RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2


360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours


Imaged December 20th, 21st and 27th, 2019 and January 13th, 20202nd, 20th and 29th, 2019 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.





Dan Crowson                          dcrowson@...
Dardenne Prairie MO     


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