Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 5986Other name: Dunlop 552
RA: 15h 46.1m DEC: -37° 47'
Constellation: LUP
Type: Globular cluster
Magnitude: 7.1
Size: 9.8'
Classification: VII
Description: !,vB,L,R,vgbM,st 13...15
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Pico de la Nieve (1900 m), La Palma, Spain
Date: 1/2.4.2008 3:50
Instrument: Newton 110/805 mm
Magnification: 124xFilter: -
Field: 33'Seeing: 2
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 7
Visuality: IIHeight: 21°
Weather: +8°C
Description: W-E oriented nucleus in the middle which is brighter on the east-end. Few individual stars can be seen mainly on the eastside.
Updated: 16.11.2008 18:18