Basic object information

Object name: NGC 5991
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 14.0
Size: 1.0'x0.9'
Position angle: 126
Object classification: S
Description: pF,S,R,mbM

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 15h 45m 18.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +24 38' 00"

Constellation: Serpens


Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 22/23.4.2006 0:40

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 309x

Filter:

Field: 10'

NE Lim.mag: 6.6

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 2

Height: 47
Visuality: II
Weather: -2C

NW-SE elongated, almost stellar core.