Basic object information
Name: NGC 5897
Type of object: Globular cluster
Magnitude: 8.6
Size: 12.6'
Object classification: 11
Description: pF,L,viR,vgbM,rrr

Catalog position for epoch J2000.0
Right ascension: 15h 17m 24.5s
Declination: -21 00' 37"

Constellation: Libra

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Base del Teide (2280m above sea level), Tenerife, Spain
Date/Time: 19/20.4.2004 0:40

Telescope: Newton 110/805mm

Magn: 64x


Field: 47'

NE Lim.mag: 7,0

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 2

Height: 25
Visuality: II

Weather: +11˚C, thin highclouds

No clear core, brightening in the N part. No stars.