Basic object information

Object name: NGC 5974
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 14.0
Size: 36.0"x18.0"
Position angle: 110
Object classification: Sc
Description: vF,vS,R,bM
Notes: s of 2

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 15h 39m 00.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +31 46' 00"

Constellation: Corona Borealis


Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 22/23.4.2006 1:40

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 326x

Filter:

Field: 15'

NE Lim.mag: 6.6

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 2

Height: 59
Visuality: III
Weather: -2C

Rather small diffuse patch which is highly NW-SE elongated, even brightness.