Basic object information

Object names: NGC 5961 & UGC 9920
Object type: Galaxies
Magnitude: 13.6 &15.0
Size: 48.0"x18.0" & 1.5'x0.3'

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 15h 35m 18.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +30 52' 00"

Constellation: Corona Borealis


Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 22/23.4.2006 1:30

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 326x

Filter:

Field: 15'

NE Lim.mag: 6.4

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 2

Height: 58
Visuality: II & IV
Weather: -2C

NGC 5961: Highly W-E elongated, small and faint core, clearly brighter south edge. UGC 9920: Only a very small and faint patch on the south side.