Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 5838Other name: UGC 9692
RA: 15h 5.4m DEC: +2° 6'
Constellation: VIR
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 10.9
Size: 3.7' x 1.6'
PA: 43°
Surface brightness: 12.8
Classification: Sa
Description: pB,pS
Notes: H II 542,In NGC 5846 grp,P w NGC 5848 at 18'
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date: 24/25.5.2006 1:20
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 309xFilter: -
Field: 10'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.4
Visuality: IHeight: 30°
Weather: -3°C
Description: Very large and bright galaxy in NGC 5846 group. Highly oriented in N-S direction, large and bright core which dims gradually to the edges
Updated: 11.5.2006 11:12