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Hickson Objects

Gallery of Hickson Catalogue Objects imaged with my 8" LX200 telescope and ST-7 Camera (2001-2008)
supplemented by additional images taken with new 12" LX200 telescope and ST-10XME Camera (2009-2010+)

Bullet Hickson 1 - Galaxy Group (UGC 248 et al)
Bullet Hickson 2 - Galaxy Group (PGC 1921 et al)
Bullet Hickson 3 - Galaxy Group (PGC 2045 et al)
Bullet Hickson 5 - Galaxy Cluster (NGC 190)
Bullet Hickson 6 - Galaxy Group (PGC 2353 et al)
Bullet Hickson 7 - Galaxy Group (NGC 192 et al)
Bullet Hickson 10 - Galaxy Group (NGC 536 et al)
Bullet Hickson 12 - Galaxy Group (PGC 5437 et al)
Bullet Hickson 13 - Galaxy Group (PGC 5437 et al)
Bullet Hickson 14 - Galaxy Group (PGC 7557 et al)
Bullet Hickson 15 - Galaxy Group (PGC 8117 et al)
Bullet Hickson 16 - Galaxy Group (NGC 835 et al, ARP 318)
Bullet Hickson 17 - Galaxy Group (PGC 8561 et al)
Bullet Hickson 18 - Galaxy Group (UGC 2140 et al, ARP 258)
Bullet Hickson 20 - Galaxy Group
Bullet Hickson 26 - Galaxy Group (PGC 12613 et al)
Bullet Hickson 33 - Galaxy Cluster (PGC 16863 et al)
Bullet Hickson 35 - Galaxy Group (PGC 24601 et al)
Bullet Hickson 37 - Galaxy Cluster (NGC 2783 et al)
Bullet Hickson 38 - Galaxy Cluster (PGC 26842 et al)
Bullet Hickson 43 - Galaxy Cluster (PGC 29677 et al)
Bullet Hickson 44 - Galaxy Group (NGC 3190 et al)
Bullet Hickson 45 - Galaxy Cluster (PGC 30153 et al)
Bullet Hickson 50 - Galaxy Group (PGC 34447 et al)
Bullet Hickson 51 - Galaxy Group (NGC 3651 et al)
Bullet Hickson 52 - Galaxy Cluster (PGC 35183 et al)
Bullet Hickson 53 - Galaxy Group (NGC 3697)
Bullet Hickson 56 - Galaxy Cluster (ARP 322)
Bullet Hickson 57 - Galaxy Group (NGC 3753 et al, Copeland's Septet)
Bullet Hickson 58 - Galaxy Cluster (NGC 3822 et al)
Bullet Hickson 59 - Galaxy Group (IC 737 et al)
Bullet Hickson 61 - Galaxy Cluster (NGC 4169 et al, "The Box")
Bullet Hickson 68 - Galaxy Group (NGC 5334, NGC 5350 et al)
Bullet Hickson 69 - Galaxy Group  (UGC 8842 et al)
Bullet Hickson 70 - Galaxy Group (IC 4371 et al)
Bullet Hickson 71 - Galaxy Group (IC 4381 et al)
Bullet Hickson 79 - Galaxy Group (NGC 6027, Seyfert's Sextet)
Bullet Hickson 82 - Galaxy Group (NGC 6162 et al)
Bullet Hickson 92 - Galaxy Cluster (NGC 7320 et al, Stephan's Quintet, ARP 319)
Bullet Hickson 93 - Galaxy Group (NGC 7549 et al)
Bullet Hickson 95 - Galaxy Group (NGC 7909 et al, ARP 150)
Bullet Hickson 96 - NGC 7674 Galaxy Group (ARP 182)
Bullet Hickson 98 - Galaxy Chain (NGC 7783 et al, ARP 323 )
Bullet Hickson 99 - Galaxy Group (PGC 54 et al)
Bullet Hickson 100 - Galaxy Group (NGC 7803 et al)
 
 
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Bullet Full List of Hickson Objects

Hickson 1 - Galaxy Group (UGC 248 et al)

Hickson 1 / UGC 248 et al (Andromeda)
PGC 1627 (UGC 248) - Spiral Galaxy (catalog +15.1)
PGC 1627 - Spiral Galaxy (catalog mag +15.6)
PGC 1614 - Elliptical Galaxy (catalog mag +16.0)
PGC 1618 - Spiral Galaxy (catalog mag +17.1)

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Annotated CCD Image (cropped)
4 x 90 sec exposure (median combine), 3x3 binning, C Filter 
2012-10-21 22:21 h UT (#517168-71)
12" LX200R  (at f/9.7) + ST-10XME

 

Hickson 1 / UGC 248 et al - detail

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Hickson 2 - Galaxy Group (PGC 1921 et al)

Hickson 2 (Pisces)
PGC 1921 catalog mag +14.0, PGC 1914 catalog mag +14.3
 PGC 1927 catlog mag +15.1, PGC 1934 catalog mag +16.3
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Annotated CCD Image (cropped)
2 x 90s exposure (average combine), 3x3 binning, C Filter
2015-11-01 22:06 h UT (#592214-15)
12" LX200R  (at f/10.4) + ST-10XME
 
Hickson 2 - wider view
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Hickson 3 - Galaxy Group (PGC 2045 et al)

Hickson 3 (Cetus)
PGC 2045 catalog mag +15.4, PGC 2064 catalog mag +15.8
 PGC 2043 catlog mag +16.2, PGC 2059 catalog mag +16.9
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Annotated CCD Image (cropped)
2 x 90s exposure (average combine), 3x3 binning, C Filter
2015-11-01 22:18 h UT (#592222-23)
12" LX200R  (at f/10.4) + ST-10XME
 
Hickson 3 - wider view
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Hickson 5 - Galaxy Cluster (NGC 190)

Hickson 5  (Pisces) 
PGC 2324 (catalog mag +14.9), PGC 2325 (catalog mag +15.7)
PGC 2322 (catalog mag +16.5), PGC 2326(+17.3)

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Annotated CCD Image (cropped)
4 x 90s exposure (average combine), 3x3 binning, C Filter 
2014-11-23 23:13hUT (#571244-48)
12" LX200R  (at f/10.4) + ST-10XME

Hickson 5 - wider view

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Hickson 6 - Galaxy Group (PGC 2353 et al)

Hickson 6 (Cetus)
PGC 2353 catalog mag +15.9, PGC 2350 catalog mag +16.0
 PGC 2351 catlog mag +15.9, PGC 2347 catalog mag +17.8
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Annotated CCD Image (150% size, cropped)
2 x 90s exposure (average combine), 3x3 binning, C Filter
2015-11-01 22:36 h UT (#592232-33)
12" LX200R  (at f/10.4) + ST-10XME
 
Hickson 6 - wider view
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Hickson 7 - Galaxy Group (NGC 192 et al)

Hickson 7 / NGC 192 et al (Cetus)
NGC 201 - Spiral Galaxy (catalog mag +12.9)
NGC 192 - Spiral Galaxy (catalog +13.5)
NGC 196 - Spiral Galaxy (catalog mag +13.6)
NGC 197 - Spiral Galaxy (catalog mag +15.0)

Image

Annotated CCD Image (cropped)
8 x 90 sec exposure (average combine), 3x3 binning, C Filter 
2012-11-02 21:11 h UT (#520167-74)
12" LX200R  (at f/9.7) + ST-10XME

 

Hickson 7 / NGC 192 et al - wider view

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Hickson 10 - Galaxy Group (NGC 536 et al)

Hickson 10 / NGC 536 et al (Andromeda)
NGC 536 - Spiral Galaxy (catalog mag +13.2)
NGC 531 - Spiral Galaxy (catalog +14.9)
NGC 542 - Spiral Galaxy (catalog mag +14.8)

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Annotated CCD Image (cropped)
5 x 90 sec exposure (average combine), 3x3 binning, C Filter 
2012-11-02 22:59 h UT (#520337-41)
12" LX200R  (at f/9.7) + ST-10XME

 

Hickson 10 / NGC 536 et al - wider view

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Hickson 12 - Galaxy Group (PGC 5437 et al)

Hickson 12 (Cetus)
PGC 5437 catalog mag +15.1, PGC 5439 catalog mag +16.7
PGC 5445 catalog mag +17.6, PGC 5443 catlog mag +17.7,
PGC 5432 catalog mag +18.2
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Annotated CCD Image (125% size, cropped)
4 x 90s exposure (average combine), 3x3 binning, C Filter
2015-11-01 22:36 h UT (#592273-76)
12" LX200R  (at f/10.4) + ST-10XME
 
Hickson 12 - detail
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Hickson 13 - Galaxy Group (PGC 5437 et al)

Hickson 13 (Cetus)
PGC 5732 catalog mag +15.4, PGC 5735 catalog mag +15.6
PGC 5736 catalog mag +16.4, PGC 5728 catlog mag +17.5,
PGC 5741 catalog mag +17.4
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Annotated CCD Image (100% size, cropped)
5 x 90s exposure (average combine), 3x3 binning, C Filter
2015-11-01 23:40h UT (#592279-83)
12" LX200R  (at f/10.4) + ST-10XME
 
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Hickson 14 - Galaxy Group (PGC 7557 et al)

Hickson 14 (Cetus)
PGC 7557 catalog mag +14.8, PGC 7553 catalog mag +15.3
PGC 7550 catalog mag +16.3, PGC 7546 catlog mag +16.4
Image
Annotated CCD Image (125% size, cropped)
4 x 90s exposure (average combine), 3x3 binning, C Filter
2015-11-01 23:54 h UT (#592288-92)
12" LX200R  (at f/10.4) + ST-10XME
 
Hickson 14 - detail
adjacent bright star is the mag +8.2 star HIP 9338
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Hickson 15 - Galaxy Group (PGC 8117 et al)

Hickson 15 (Cetus)
PGC 8117 catlog mag +14.7, PGC 8128 catalog mag +14.8,
PGC 8110 catalog mag +15.0, PGC 8114 catalog mag +15.3
PGC 8096 catalog mag +15.8, PGC 8116 catalog mag +16.0,
Annotated CCD Image (100% size, cropped)
2 x 90s exposure (average combine), 3x3 binning, C Filter
2015-11-01 23:54 h UT (#592298-99)
12" LX200R  (at f/10.4) + ST-10XME
 
Hickson 15 - detail
adjacent bright star is the mag +8.2 star HIP 9338
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Hickson 15 - wider view
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Hickson 16 - Galaxy Group (NGC 835 et al, ARP 318)

Hickson 16 / NGC 835 et al / ARP 318 (Cetus)

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5  x 120 sec exposure (average combine), 3x3 binning, C filter, 
2013-11-01 23:36hUT (#552518-22
12" LX200R  (at f/9.7) + ST-10XME

 

NGC 835 et al / Hickson 16 / ARP 318 - detail

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Hickson 17 - Galaxy Group (PGC 8561 et al)

Hickson 17 / PGC 8561 et al (Andromeda)
PGC 8561 - Elliptical Galaxy (catalog mag +16.6)
PGC 8558  - Elliptical Galaxy (catalog mag +16.8)
PGC 8560 - Elliptical Galaxy  (catalog +17.8)
PGC 8564 - Spiral Galaxy (catalog mag +18.3)

Image

Annotated CCD Image (150% size, cropped)
5 x 90 sec exposure (average combine), 3x3 binning, C Filter 
2012-11-02 21:54 h UT (#520196-200)
12" LX200R  (at f/9.7) + ST-10XME

 

Hickson 17 / PGC 8561  - wider views

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Hickson 18 - Galaxy Group (UGC 2140 et al, ARP 258)  

Hickson 18 / UGC 2140 group  ARP 258 (Aries)

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CCD Image 
5 x 180s sec exposure (average combine), 2x2 binning, C Filter
2008-11-03 03:54 h UT (#319684-8)

UGC 2140 - detail

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Hickson 20 - Galaxy Cluster

Hickson 20 (Aries)
PGC 10366 - elliptical galaxy (catalog mag +16.7)
PGC 10364 - spiral galaxy (catalog mag + 16.9)
PGC 10365 - elliptical galaxy (catalog mag +16.9)
PGC 10369 - spiral galaxy (catalog mag +17.4)
PGC 10367 - elliptical galaxy (catalog mag +18.0)
PGC 10368 - spiral galaxy (catalog mag +18.4)

Image
Annotated CCD Image (100% size, cropped)
5  x 90s exposure (average combine), 3x3 binning, C Filter 
2012-10-21 22:40 hUT (#517265-69)
12" LX200R  (at f/9.7) + ST-10XME

 

Hickson 20  - detail

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Hickson 20  - wider view

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Hickson 26 - Galaxy Group (PGC 12613 et al)  

Hickson 26 / PGC 12613 et al (Eridanus)

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CCD Image (50% size)
4  x 120s sec exposure (average combine),3x3 binning, C Filter
2012-11-17 22:57 h UT (#526352-55)

Hickson 26 - detail

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Hickson 33 - Galaxy Cluster (PGC 16863 et al)

Hickson 33  (Taurus) 

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Annotated CCD Image (cropped)
7 x 90s exposure (average combine), 3x3 binning, C Filter 
2013-03-11 23:24hUT (#539084-94)
12" LX200R  (at f/9.7) + ST-10XME

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Hickson 35 - Galaxy Group (PGC 24601 et al)

Hickson 35 / PGC 24601 et al (Lynx)
PGC 24601 - Spiral Galaxy (catalog +16.1)
PGC 24597 - Elliptical Galaxy (catalog +15.5)
PGC 24596 - Elliptical Galaxy (catalog mag +16.0)
PGC 24599 - Spiral Galaxy (catalog mag +17.1)
PGC 24598 - Spiral Galaxy (catalog +17.5)
PGC 24600 - Elliptical Galaxy (catalog +18.4)

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Annotated CCD Image (cropped)
5 x 90 sec exposure (average combine), 3x3 binning, C Filter 
2012-11-03 00:22 h UT (#520496-99)
12" LX200R  (at f/9.7) + ST-10XME

 

Hickson 10 / NGC 536 et al - wider view

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Hickson 37 - Galaxy Cluster (NGC 2783 et al)

Hickson 37 (Cancer) 
NGC 2783 (catalog mag +13.6), IC 2449 (catalog mag +14.3), 
PGC 26004 (catalog mag +15.6), PGC 26005 (catalog mag +16.0), 
PGC 26006 (catalog mag +16.4),

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Annotated CCD Image (cropped)
4 x 120s exposure (average combine), 3x3 binning, C Filter 
2013-03-16 00:22 hUT (#542094-98)
12" LX200R  (at f/9.7) + ST-10XME

  

Hickson 37 - wider view

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Hickson 38 - Galaxy Cluster (PGC 26842 et al)

Hickson 38 / ARP 237 (Leo) 
PGC 26842 (catalog mag +15.3), PGC 26844 (catalog mag +16.0)
PGC 26831(catalog mag +16.0), PGC 26830 (catalog mag +17.1)

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Annotated CCD Image (cropped)
5 x 90s exposure (average combine), 3x3 binning, C Filter 
2013-03-11 23:00hUT (#544125-29)
12" LX200R  (at f/9.7) + ST-10XME

  

Hickson 38 - wider view

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Hickson 43 - Galaxy Cluster (PGC 29677 et al)

Hickson 43  (Sextans) 
PGC 29677 (catalog mag +15.8), PGC 29657 (catalog mag +16.1), 
PGC 29665 (catalog mag +16.2),  PGC 29668 (catalog mag +17.2), 
PGC 29666 (catalog mag +17.0), PGC 1154802 (catalog mag +17.8), 
PGC 29673 (catalog mag +18.2), 

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Annotated CCD Image (cropped)
4 x 120s exposure (average combine), 3x3 binning, C Filter 
2013-03-11 23:00hUT (#544099-103)
12" LX200R  (at f/9.7) + ST-10XME

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Hickson 44 - Galaxy Group (NGC 3190 et al)

Hickson 44 galaxy group / Herschel II-44 / NGC 3190 (Leo)

Spiral Galaxy NGC 3190 (catalog mag +11.9), 
Elliptical Galaxy NGC 3193 (catalog mag +12.0), 
Spiral Galaxy NGC 3187 / ARP 316 (catalog mag +13.2)
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Annotated CCD Image
5 x 3 min exposure (average combine), 
2x2 binning, C Filter 
2008-02-16 04:32 h UT (#264476-80)

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Hickson 45 - Galaxy Cluster ( PGC 30153 et al)

Hickson 45  (Ursa Major) 
PGC 30153 (catalog mag +15.8),  PGC 30137 (catalog mag +17.1),
PGC 30156 (catalog mag +17.7),   PGC 30143 (catalog mag +18.2), 
PGC 2586035 (catalog mag +17.2), PGC 2587240 (catalog mag +17.6),

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Annotated CCD Image (cropped)
4 x 90s exposure (average combine), 3x3 binning, C Filter 
2014-11-23 23:32hUT (#571259-63)
12" LX200R  (at f/10.4) + ST-10XME

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Hickson 50 - Galaxy Group (PGC 34447 et al)

Hickson 50 (Ursa Major)
reportedly the faintest, most challenging of the Hickson catalogue
Distance ~ 2 billion light years

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(50% size reduction) 
6 x 90 sec exposure (average combine), 3x3 binning, C Filter 
2009-05-11 23:55h UT  (#368132-38)
12" LX200R  (at f/5.7) + ST-10XME

 

 

Hickson 50 - detail

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Hickson 50 - detail / annotated
H50A (PGC 34447, catalog mag +18.7, meas mag +16.1), 
H50B (PGC 34452, catalog mag +18.2, meas mag +16.4),
H50C (PGC 34444, catalog mag +18.7, meas mag +17.0),
H50D (PGC34448, catalog mag +18.7, meas mag + 17.0),
H50E (PGC 34453, catalog mag +?.?., meas mag +17.7)

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Hickson 51 - Galaxy Group (NGC 3651  et al)

NGC 3651 (Leo)

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120 sec exposure (single frame), 3x3 binning, C Filter 
2011-05-01 23:23 h UT  (#474094)
12" LX200R  (at f/9.7) + ST-10XME

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Hickson 52 - Galaxy Cluster (PGC 35183 et al)

Hickson 52 (Leo) 
PGC 35183 (catalog mag +15.5), PGC 35179 (catalog mag +16.7), 
PGC 35184 (catalog mag +16.8), PGC 35178 (catalog mag +18.0)

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Annotated CCD Image (cropped)
2 x 90s exposure (average combine), 3x3 binning, C Filter 
2013-03-11 22:11hUT (#541310-14)
12" LX200R  (at f/9.7) + ST-10XME

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Hickson 53 - Galaxy Group (NGC 3697)

NGC 3697 (Leo)

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I2 x 120 sec exposure (average combine), 3x3 binning, C Filter 
2011-05-01 23:16 h UT  (#474089-90)
12" LX200R  (at f/9.7) + ST-10XME
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Hickson 56 - Galaxy Cluster (ARP 322)

Hickson 56 / ARP 322 (Ursa Major)

Detailed View
(image effected by wind shake)
Wider View
(Large galaxy at top of frame is the southern part 
of NGC 3718 / ARP 214)
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CCD Image (Linear Scale, cropped)
5 x 90s exposure (average combine), 3x3 binning, C Filter 
2010-08-30 21:06hUT (#426011-15)
12" LX200R  (at f/9.7) + ST-10XME
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Hickson 56 / ARP 322 - Earlier Image (2010)

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5 x 90s exposure (average combine), 3x3 binning, C Filter 
2010-08-30 21:06hUT (#426011-15)
12" LX200R  (at f/9.7) + ST-10XME
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Hickson 57 - Galaxy Group (NGC 3753 et al, Copeland's Septet)

NGC 3753 (Leo)

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5 x 2 min exposure (average combine), 2x2 binning, C Filter 
2006-04-27 23:37 h UT (#118126-30)

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Hickson 58 - Galaxy Cluster (NGC 3822 et al)

Hickson 58 (Border of Leo & Virgo) 
NGC 3817 (catalog mag +14.3), NGC 3819 (catalog mag +14.9), 
NGC 3820 (catalog mag +14.5), NGC 3822 (catalog mag +12.8),
NGC 3825 (catalog mag +12.8),  PGC 1377390 (catalog mag +16.8), P
GC 1377160 (catalog mag +17.1)

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2 x 90s exposure (average combine), 3x3 binning, C Filter 
2013-03-11 23:45hUT (#541388-92)
12" LX200R  (at f/9.7) + ST-10XME
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Hickson 58 - negative view

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Hickson 59 - Galaxy Group (IC 737 et al)

Hickson 59 (Leo)

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2 x 120 sec exposure (average combine), 3x3 binning, C Filter 
2011-05-03 22:31 h UT  (#475064-65)
12" LX200R  (at f/9.7) + ST-10XME

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Hickson 61 - Galaxy Cluster (NGC 4169 et al, "The Box")

Hickson 61 / NGC 4169 et al  (Coma Berenices)
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3 x 60s exposure (average combine), 2x2 binning, C filter
2004-03-21  23:30 to 23:34 h UT (#63127-29)
8" LX200 + ST-7E
 
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CCD Image (75% scale)
4 x 90s exposure (average combine), 3x3 binning, C Filter
2016-02-19 05:05h UT (#597399-403)
12" LX200R  (at f/10.4) + ST-10XME

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Hickson 68 - Galaxy Group (NGC 5334, NGC 5350 et al)

Hickson 68 / NGC 5334 et al (Canes Venatici)

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5 x 120 sec exposure (average combine), 3x3 binning, C Filter 
2011-04-29 22:59 h UT  (#472062-66)
12" LX200R  (at f/9.7) + ST-10XME
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Hickson 69 - Galaxy Group (UGC 8842 et al)

Hickson 69 (Bootes)
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5 x 90s exposure (average combine), 3x3 binning, C Filter
2015-05-14 22:41 h UT (#589035-39)
12" LX200R  (at f/10.4) + ST-10XME
   
Hickson 69 - Detail
69a  - UGC 8842 / PGC 49502 (catalog mag +15.6), 69b  - PGC 49507 (catalog mag +15.9),
69c - PGC 49505 (catalog mag +15.7), 69d  - PGC 49499 (catalog mag +16.4)
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 Hickson 70 - Galaxy Group  (IC 4371 et al)

Hickson 70 (Canes Venatici)
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3 x 90s exposure (average combine), 3x3 binning, C Filter
2015-05-14 23:34 h UT (#589085-87)
12" LX200R  (at f/10.4) + ST-10XME
 
Hickson 70 - Detail
70a - IC 4370 (catalog mag +15.7), 70b  - IC 4371 (catalog mag +14.2),
70c - PGC 50159 (catalog mag +16.0), 70d  - IC 4370 (catalog mag +14.9),
70e - IC 4369 (catalog mag +15.4), 70f  - PGC 50133 (catalog mag +17.3),
70g - PGC 50123 (catalog mag +16.4)
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Hickson 71 - Galaxy Group (IC 4381 et al)

Hickson 71 (Bootes)
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5 x 90s exposure (average combine), 3x3 binning, C Filter
2015-05-14 22:51 h UT (#589042-46)
12" LX200R  (at f/10.4) + ST-10XME
   
Hickson 71 - Detail
71a - IC 4381 (catalog mag +14.4), 71b  - IC 4382 (catalog mag +14.8),
71c - PGC 50640 (catalog mag +16.2), 71d  - PGC 50641 (catalog mag +16.9)
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Hickson 79 - Galaxy Group (NGC 6027, Seyfert's Sextet)

Hickson 79 / NGC 6027 (Serpens Cauda)

comprising NGC 6067 (catalog mag+14.5), NGC 6067A (+14.9), 
NGC 6067B (+15.3), NGC 6067C (+16.0), NGC 6067D (+15.6).  
Bright non-stellar object (+12.4) at position of NGC 6067E (+16.5)
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CCD image,  2 x 300 sec exposures  (summed)
2003-08-03  0:15 to 00:25 h UT (#47138-39)
11.4 x 7.6 arc mins 

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Hickson 82 - Galaxy Group (NGC 6162 et al)

Hickson 82 (Hercules)

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CCD Image (cropped)
3 x 120 sec exposure (average combine), 3x3 binning, C Filter 
2011-05-03 22:55 h UT  (#475093-95)
12" LX200R  (at f/9.7) + ST-10XME

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Hickson 92 - Galaxy Cluster (NGC 7320 et al, Stephan's Quintet, ARP 319)

Hickson 92 / ARP 319 / NGC 7320 et al (Andromeda)
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CCD Image, 10 x 20 sec exposure (median)
2003-10-17  22:12 to 22:17h UT (#53131-40)
8" LX200 Classic + ST-7E
 
 
NGC 7320 + galaxy cluster - detail
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CCD Image,
Square root brightness scaling,
5 x 120 sec exposure (average combine), 2x2 binning, C Filter
Linear Scale
2007-08-22  23:41 h UT (#206153-57)
8" LX200 Classic + ST-7E

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Hickson 93 - Galaxy Group (NGC 7549 et al)

Hickson 93 / NGC 7549 & adjacent galaxies (Pegasus) 

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Annotated CCD Image (cropped)
2 x 60 sec exposure (average combine), 3x3 binning, C Filter 
2009-12-04 20;14 h UT  (#402240-43)
12" LX200R  (at f/5.7) + ST-10XME
[larger image, 75% size]

 

NGC 7549 - detail

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Hickson 95 - Galaxy Group (NGC 7909 et al, ARP 150)

ARP 150 / NGC 7909 / Hickson 95 (Pegasus)

Image

Annotated CCD Image (cropped)
4 x 90s sec exposure (average combine), 3x3 binning, C Filter
2010-12-21 23:45 hUT (#517250-54)
12" LX200R  (at f/9.7) + ST-10XME

 

ARP 150 - detail

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Hickson 96 - NGC 7674 Galaxy Group (ARP 182)

ARP 192 / NGC 7674 (Pegasus)
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Annotated CCD Image (cropped)
4 x 90 sec exposure (median combine), 3x3 binning, C Filter 
2008-10-21 23:56 h UT (#517257-62)
12" LX200R  (at f/9.7) + ST-10XME
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Image details as left

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Hickson 98 -  Galaxy Chain  (NGC 7783 et al, ARP 323 )

Hickson 98 / NGC 7783 et al / ARP 323 (Pisces)

Image

Annotated CCD Image (150% size, cropped)
5 x 90 sec exposure (average combine), 3x3 binning, C Filter 
2012-11-02 21:59 h UT (#520161-65)
12" LX200R  (at f/9.7) + ST-10XME

 

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Image details as above

 

Hickson 98 / NGC 7783 et al / ARP 323 - wider view

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Hickson 99 - Galaxy Group (PGC 54 et al)

Hickson 99 and surrounding starfield (Pegasus)  
Image of Hickson 99 & surrounding starfield with numerous faint galaxies
Limiting magnitude +18.7
Bright star is HIP 121 (mag +6.8)
Image
CCD Image (75% scale)
9 x 30 sec (average combine),  3x3 binning, C Filter
2009-09-19 23:46 h UT  (#389308-15)
12" LX200R  (at f/5.7) + ST-10XME
[Negative, 100% size]
  
 Hickson 99 - galaxy group
Distance ~ 460 million light years
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CCD Image (cropped to central area)
Image details as above
  
Hickson 99 - detail
PGC 54 - Edge on Spiral Galaxy (catalog mag +14.8)
PGC 58 - Face on Spiral Galaxy (catalog mag +15.6)
PGC 63 - Elliptical Galaxy (catalog mag + 14.7)
PGC 60 (catalog mag +17.1), PGC 57 (catalog mag +17.6)
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Hickson 100 - Galaxy Group (NGC 7803 et al)

Hickson 100 / NGC 7803 et al (Pegasus)
NGC 7803 - Spiral Galaxy (catalog +13.2)
PGC 108 - Spiral Galaxy (catalog mag +15.4)
PGC 89 - Spiral Galaxy (catalog mag +16.0)
PGC 134 - Galaxy (catalog mag +16.1)
PGC 92 - Spiral Galaxy (catalog mag +17.1)
PGC 1424891 - Galaxy (catalog mag +17.9)
PGC 78 - Spiral Galaxy (catalog mag +18.1)
PGC 97 - Galaxy (catalog mag  + -.-)

Image

Annotated CCD Image (cropped)
4 x 90 sec exposure (median combine), 3x3 binning, C Filter 
2012-10-21 23:35 h UT (#517244-48)
12" LX200R  (at f/9.7) + ST-10XME

 

Hickson 100 / NGC 7803 et al - detail

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More Information

Full List of Hickson Objects (for reference)

Green rows show the Hickson Objects that have been imaged (white rows have not yet been imaged).

Hickson number Constellation Brightest galaxy Magnitude No. galaxies
>mag16/
Total No. galaxies
RA
(2000.0)
DEC
(2000.0)
001 AND UGC 248 14.4 3/4 00 26.1 +25.7
002 PSC UGC 312 13.4 4/4 00 31.4 +08.5
003 CET M-1-2-32(H3C) 14.7 4/4 00 34.2 -07.6
004 CET ESO 540-1 13.5 4/5 00 34.2 -21.4
005 PSC NGC 190 14.6 2/4 00 38.9 +07.1
006 CET PGC 2353 15.3 3/4 00 39.2 -08.4
007 CET NGC 192 12.6 4/4 00 39.3 +00.9
008 AND MCG+4-3-8 14.5 4/4 00 49.6 +23.6
009 CET MCG-4-3-28 14.9 2/4 00 54.3 -23.5
010 AND NGC 536 12.6 4/4 01 26.4 +34.7
011 CET ESO 476-8 13.0 2/4 01 26.6 -23.2
012 CET MCG-1-4-52 14.8 1/5 01 27.6 -04.7
013 CET MCG-1-5-2 14.6 2/5 01 32.3 -07.9
014 CET MCG-1-6-20 14.2 2/4 01 59.8 -07.1
015 CET UGC 1624 14.3 6/6 02 07.9 +02.2
016 CET NGC 835;ARP 318 12.8 4/4 02 09.4 -10.1
017 ARI PGC 8561 16.5 0/5 02 14.1 +13.3
018 ARI ARP 258; UGC 2140 14.9 4/4 02 39.2 +18.4
019 CET MCG-2-7-73 14.0 3/4 02 42.6 -12.4
020 ARI PGC 10364 16.7 0/6 02 44.2 +26.1
021 ERI NGC 1099 13.9 5/5 02 45.4 -17.7
022 ERI NGC 1199 12.2 5/5 03 03.6 -15.6
023 ERI NGC 1214 14.3 3/5 03 06.9 -09.5
024 ERI MCG-2-9-31 14.9 2/5 03 20.3 -10.9
025 CET UGC 2690 13.9 5/7 03 20.8 -01.1
026 ERI MCG-2-9-35 15.6 2/7 03 21.9 -13.6
027 ERI PGC 14873 15.7 1/6 04 19.4 -11.7
028 ERI PGC 15136 15.3 3/4 04 27.3 -10.3
029 ERI PGC 15559 14.5 1/4 04 34.7 -30.5
030 ERI MCG+0-12-51 12.9 4/4 04 36.3 -02.8
031 ERI NGC 1741 12.5 3/4 05 01.6 -04.3
032 LEP MCG-3-13-53 13.8 2/4 05 01.8 -15.4
033 TAU CGCG 469-2 15.4 2/4 05 10.8 +18.0
034 ORI NGC 1875; ARP 327 14.2 1/4 05 21.8 +06.7
035 LYN PGC 24601 15.1 3/6 08 45.4 +44.5
036 CNC IC 528 14.5 2/4 09 09.4 +15.8
037 CNC NGC 2783 13.0 4/5 09 13.7 +30.0
038 LEO ARP 237; MCG+2-24-12 14.8 3/4 09 27.6 +12.3
039 HYA UGC 5057 16.6 0/4 09 29.5 -01.3
040 HYA ARP 321; MCG-1-25-9 13.4 4/5 09 38.9 -04.8
041 UMA UGC 5345 13.9 3/4 09 57.7 +45.3
042 HYA NGC 3091 11.7 4/4 10 00.2 -19.6
043 SEX CGCG 8-62 15.1 3/6 10 11.3 -00.0
044 LEO NGC 3190; ARP 316 11.5 4/4 10 18.1 +21.8
045 UMA UGC 5564 15.2 1/4 10 19.2 +59.1
046 LEO MCG+3-27-5 16.1 0/4 10 22.1 +17.8
047 LEO UGC 5644 14.6 2/4 10 25.8 +13.7
048 HYA IC 2597 13.2 3/4 10 37.8 -27.1
049 UMA CGCG 314-1A 15.9 1/4 10 56.7 +67.2
050 UMA PGC 34447 18.4 0/5 11 17.1 +54.9
051 LEO NGC 3651 13.9 7/7 11 22.4 +24.3
052 LEO MCG+4-27-36 14.9 3/4 11 26.3 +21.1
053 LEO NGC 3697; ROSE 27 12.9 3/4 11 28.8 +20.8
054 LEO IC 700 13.9 1/4 11 29.3 +20.5
055 DRA ARP 329; UGC 6514 15.4 1/5 11 32.1 +70.8
056 UMA ARP 322; MCG+9-19-113 14.5 3/5 11 32.8 +52.9
057 LEO COPELAND'S SEPTET 14.0 7/8 11 37.9 +22.0
058 LEO NGC 3822 13.6 5/5 11 42.2 +10.3
059 LEO IC 736; ROSE 7 14.4 4/5 11 48.5 +12.7
060 UMA MCG+9-20-71 15.0 1/4 12 03.1 +51.7
061 COM THE BOX; NGC 4169 12.6 4/4 12 12.3 +29.2
062 VIR NGC 4759 13.4 4/4 12 53.1 -09.2
063 CEN ESO 443-37 13.3 3/4 13 02.3 -32.8
064 VIR PGC 46975 14.7 3/4 13 25.8 -03.9
065 HYA ESO 444-55 13.7 5/5 13 29.9 -29.5
066 UMA MCG+10-19-104 15.4 1/4 13 38.6 +57.3
067 VIR NGC 5306 12.7 4/4 13 49.2 -07.2
068 CVN NGC 5353 11.8 5/5 13 53.4 +40.3
069 BOO UGC 8842 14.9 3/4 13 55.2 +25.1
070 CVN IC 4371 14.5 5/7 14 04.2 +33.3
071 BOO IC 4381 13.8 3/4 14 11.0 +25.5
072 BOO ARP 328; MCG+3-38-17 13.9 4/6 14 47.9 +19.1
073 BOO NGC 5829; ARP 42 13.3 1/5 15 02.7 +23.3
074 SER NGC 5910 14.1 2/5 15 19.4 +20.9
075 SER CGCG 135-50 14.9 4/6 15 21.6 +21.2
076 SER NGC 5944 14.4 4/7 15 31.8 +07.3
077 SER UGC 10049 15.2 3/4 15 49.3 +21.8
078 DRA UGC 10057 14.4 2/4 15 48.2 +68.2
079 SER SEYFERT'S SEXTET 13.8 5/5 15 59.2 +20.8
080 DRA CGCG 319-38 14.8 3/4 15 59.3 +65.2
081 HER UGC 10319 16.3 0/4 16 18.2 +12.8
082 HER NGC 6162 14.1 4/4 16 28.4 +32.9
083 HER PGC 58559 16.0 0/5 16 35.6 +06.3
084 UMI CGCG 355-20A 14.7 2/6 16 44.4 +77.8
085 DRA CGCG 341-10 15.1 2/4 18 50.5 +73.3
086 SGR ESO 461-7 13.7 4/4 19 52.0 -30.8
087 CAP ESO 597-36 14.0 3/4 20 48.2 -19.8
088 AQR NGC 6978 13.2 4/4 20 52.6 -05.7
089 AQR MCG-1-54-12 14.1 3/4 21 20.0 -03.9
090 PSA NGC 7172 12.4 4/4 22 02.0 -31.9
091 PSA NGC 7214 12.6 4/4 22 09.1 -27.8
092 PEG STEPHAN'S QUINTET 12.5 5/5 22 36.1 +34.0
093 PEG NGC 7550; ARP 99 12.6 5/5 23 15.3 +19.0
094 PEG NGC 7578; ARP 170 13.9 4/7 23 17.2 +18.7
095 PEG NGC 7609; ARP 150 14.4 3/4 23 19.5 +09.5
096 PEG NGC 7674; ARP 182 13.5 3/4 23 28.0 +08.8
097 PSC IC 5357 14.2 4/5 23 47.4 -02.3
098 PSC NGC 7783; ARP 323 13.7 2/4 23 54.2 +00.4
099 PEG UGC 12897 14.0 3/5 00 00.6 +28.4
100 PEG NGC 7803 13.7 3/4 00 01.4 +13.1