Basic object information

Object name: NGC 5227
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 12.9
Size: 1.8'x1.6'
Position angle: 40
Object classification: SBb
Description: vF,S,R

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 13h 35m 24.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +1 25' 00"

Constellation: Virgo

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 23/24.3.2007 2:35

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 352x


Field: 12'

NE Lim.mag: 6.5

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 2

Visuality: IV

Height: 29

Weather: -1C, northern lights, 31% Moon is setting in NW

A quite small galaxy in Virgo. A stellar core, but with averted vision there is some structure visible. The brighter areas both side of the core, it might inform on spiral- or bar-structure.