- Hickson Compact Groups (UMa) -

Aqr (1) Com (1) Leo (3) Peg (4)
Cnc (1) CVn (1) Ori (1) UMa (1)

Hickson 56 (GLXGRP)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: HCG56
Type: GLXGRP
Constellation: UMa
Coordinates: 11h32m40.00s / +52°56'40.00"

Group Members:
UGC6527 (PGC35620) 14.6 mag 0.8x0.4' (53°)
PGC35609 b16.5 mag 0.5x0.3' (170°)
PGC35631 b16.0 mag 1.0x0.2' (172°)
PGC35615 b17.0 mag 0.5x0.3' (148°)
PGC35618 b15.9 mag 0.8x0.6' (72°)
8" f/6, 200x, Bortle 3, NELM 6.5, SQM-L 21.6
Difficult. Nearly permanently held with averted vision as very compact, slightly elongated brightening, which is UGC6527 and maybe the two western galaxies PGC35615 and PGC35618. At 265x I thought to have seen two separate brightenings, but not for sure.
DIFFICULT