Basic object information
Name: NGC 5286 (Caldwell 86)
Type of object: Globular cluster
Magnitude: 7.6
Size: 9.1'
Object classification: 5
Description: vB,pL,R,rrr,st 15

Catalog position for epoch J2000.0
Right ascension: 13h 46m 26.5s
Declination: -51 22' 24"

Constellation: Centaurus

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Base del Teide (2280m above sea level), Tenerife, Spain
Date/Time: 18/19.4.2004 1:03

Telescope: Newton 110/805mm

Magn: 107x


Field: 28'

NE Lim.mag: 7,0

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 3

Height: 9
Visuality: II

Weather: +9˚C, very good and dry

Small but bright core. Granular with averted vision. Brightening to east from the core.