Basic object information

Object name: NGC 5850
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 10.8
Size: 4.5'x3.9'
Position angle: 140
Object classification: SBab
Description: cF,S,lE,psbM
Notes: H II 543;In NGC 5846 group;vBN w bar

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 15h 07m 06.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +1 33' 00"

Constellation: Virgo

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 26/27.4.2006 0:55

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 309x


Field: 10'

NE Lim.mag: 6.4

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 3

Height: 29
Visuality: II
Weather: -3C

Hard to say what is exact shape of this galaxy, but it appears as W-E oriented haze with brighter barred core. No spirals visible.