Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 5984Other name: UGC 9987
RA: 15h 42.9m DEC: +14° 14'
Constellation: SER
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 12.5
Size: 2.9' x 0.7'
PA: 144°
Surface brightness: 13.2
Classification: SBcd
Description: pB,S,E135,bM
Notes: H II 656,P w UGC 9991,bright narrow bar
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date: 8/9.4.2007 3:00
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 352xFilter: -
Field: 12'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.4
Visuality: IIHeight: 42°
Weather: -8°C
Description: Highly elongated in NW-SE, the SW edge might be little brighter than other side.
Updated: 15.8.2007 22:29