Basic object information

Object name: NGC 5838
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 10.9
Size: 4.2'x1.5'
Position angle: 43
Object classification: Sa
Description: pB,pS
Notes: H II 542;In NGC 5846 grp;P w NGC 5848 at 18'

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 15h 05m 24.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +2 06' 00"

Constellation: Virgo

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 24/25.4.2006 1:20

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 309x


Field: 10'

NE Lim.mag: 6.4

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 3

Height: 30
Visuality: I
Weather: -3C

Very large and bright galaxy in NGC 5846 group. Highly oriented in N-S direction, large and bright core which dims gradually to the edges