Basic object information

Object name: NGC 5529
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 12.1
Size: 6.0'x0.7'
Position angle: 115
Object classification: Sc
Description: cF,pL,vmE110,vgvmBM
Notes: H III 414;dwarf irreg;v poor res.;almost exactly edgewise

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 14h 15m 36.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +36 14' 00"

Constellation: Bootes

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 6/7.4.2005 2:00

Telescope: Newton 406/1830 mm

Magn: 244x


Field: 12'

NE Lim.mag: 6.5

Background sky: 3

Seeing: 3

Height: 65
Visuality: III
Weather: -2C

A very beautiful edge-on galaxy in Bootes. A little bit brighter in the middle and there is a faint EDL visible with averted vision on the northern edge of the core.