Basic object information
Name: NGC 5139
Type of object: Globular cluster
Magnitude: 3.7
Size: 36.3'
Object classification: 8
Description: !!!eL,B,eRi,vvC
Notes: Stars mags 11...,finest globular,magnificent object

Catalog position for epoch J2000.0
Right ascension: 13h 26m 45.9s
Declination: -47 28' 37"

Constellation: Centaurus

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Base del Teide (2280m above sea level), Tenerife, Spain
Date/Time: 16/17.4.2004 0:00

Telescope: Newton 110/805mm

Magn: 64x


Field: 47'

NE Lim.mag: 6,9

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 3

Height: 11
Visuality: I

Weather: +5C

Superb! Thousands of stars visible with direcr vision down to the core. Several brighter areas in west- and eastside. Elliptical in W-E direction.