Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 5846Other name: UGC 9706
RA: 15h 6.5m DEC: +1° 36'
Constellation: VIR
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 10
Size: 4' x 3.7'
Surface brightness: 13
Classification: E0
Description: vB,pL,R,psbMN,F* inv S,n of 2
Notes: H I 128,Brightest in group,P w NGC 5846A at 1',NGC 5850 10'ESE
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date: 26/27.4.2006 0:40
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 309xFilter: -
Field: 10'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 3NE lim mag: 6
Visuality: IIHeight: 28°
Weather: -3°C
Description: NGC 5846 is a brighter member of this duo. It's almost round and has fairly compact core. NGC 5846A is a small, somewhat elliptic patch on the SW side.
Updated: 14.5.2006 20:27