Basic object information

Object name: NGC 5984
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 12.6
Size: 2.9'x0.7'
Position angle: 144
Object classification: SBcd
Description: pB,S,E135,bM
Notes: H II 656;P w UGC 9991;bright narrow bar

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 15h 42m 54.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +14 14' 00"

Constellation: Serpens

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 8/9.4.2007 3:00

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 352x


Field: 12'

NE Lim.mag: 6.4

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 3

Visuality: II

Height: 42

Weather: -8C

Highly elongated in NW-SE, the SW edge might be little brighter than other side.