Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

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Name: NGC 5102Other name: ESO 382-50
RA: 13h 22m DEC: -36° 38'
Constellation: CEN
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 9.6
Size: 8.6' x 2.7'
PA: 48°
Surface brightness: 13
Classification: E-SO
Description: vB,pS,R,svmbM
Notes: 17' nf Iota CEN
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Wicherina, Greenough, Australia
Date: 11/12.1.2010 3:15
Instrument: Newton 254/1200 mm
Magnification: 239xFilter: -
Field: 17'Seeing: 2
Background sky: 1NE lim mag: 7.5
Visuality: IHeight: 55°
Weather: +10°C, windy
Description: Rather bright NE-SW elongated galaxy just 17' to NE from 3 mag Iota Cen.
Updated: 16.9.2010 22:14