Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 5227Other name: UGC 8566
RA: 13h 35.4m DEC: +1° 25'
Constellation: VIR
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 13.1
Size: 1.8' x 1.6'
PA: 145°
Surface brightness: 14
Classification: SBb
Description: vF,S,R
Notes: H III 928
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date: 23/24.3.2007 2:35
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 352xFilter: -
Field: 12'Seeing: 2
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.5
Visuality: IVHeight: 29°
Weather: -1°C, northern lights, 31% Moon is setting in NW
Description: A quite small galaxy in Virgo. A stellar core, but with averted vision there is some structure visible. The brighter areas both side of the core, it might inform on spiral- or bar-structure.
Updated: 21.4.2007 17:55