Basic object information

Object name: NGC 5813
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 10.5
Size: 4.0'x2.8'
Position angle: 145
Object classification: E1
Description: B,pS,R,psmbM
Notes: H I 127;In NGC 5846 group;P w NGC 5814 at 5';NGC 8506 at 21'

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 15h 01m 12.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +1 42' 00"

Constellation: Virgo


Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 26/27.4.2006 1:25

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 309x

Filter:

Field: 10'

NE Lim.mag: 6.4

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 3

Height: 30
Visuality: I
Weather: -3C

A funny NW-SE elongated galaxy in the middle of 12-13 mag diamond asterism. Somewhat brighter elliptical core.