Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 5980Other name: UGC 9974
RA: 15h 41.5m DEC: +15° 47'
Constellation: SER
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 12.6
Size: 1.9' x 0.7'
PA: 13°
Surface brightness: 12.7
Classification: Sc
Description: F,pS,E0
Notes: H II 655,P w IC 1133
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date: 8/9.4.2007 2:45
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 352xFilter: -
Field: 12'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.4
Visuality: IIIHeight: 43°
Weather: -8°C
Description: Highly elongated in N-S direction. Even brightness. A faint and stellar spot on the just little south from center. A star?
Updated: 15.8.2007 22:28