Basic object information
Object name: NGC 5986
Object type: Globular cluster
Magnitude: 7.6
Size: 9.6'
Object classification: VII
Description: !,vB,L,R,vgbM,st 13...15

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 15h 46m 06.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -37 47' 00"

Constellation: Lupus

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Pico de la Nieve (1900 m), La Palma, Spain
Date/Time: 1/2.4.2008 3:50

Telescope: Newton 110/805 mm

Magn: 124x


Field: 33'

NE Lim.mag: 7.0

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 2

Height: 21
Visuality: II
Weather: +8C

W-E oriented nucleus in the middle which is brighter on the east-end. Few individual stars can be seen mainly on the eastside.