Basic object information

Object name: NGC 5854
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 11.9
Size: 2.7'x0.8'
Position angle: 55
Object classification: SBO-a
Description: pB,S,vlE,lbM,am st
Notes: H II 544;In NGC 5846 group

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 15h 07m 48.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +2 34' 00"

Constellation: Virgo


Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 24/25.4.2006 1:40

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 309x

Filter:

Field: 10'

NE Lim.mag: 6.4

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 3

Height: 31
Visuality: II
Weather: -3C

Fairly bright, 3:1 elongated in W-E, clearly brighter core.