Basic object information

Object name: NGC 6020
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 12.8
Size: 1.4'x1.0'
Position angle: 140
Object classification: E3
Description: eF,eS,iR,lbM

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 15h 57m 06.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +22 24' 00"

Constellation: Serpens


Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 6/7.4.2007 2:10

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 457x

Filter:

Field: 9'

NE Lim.mag: 6.6

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 3

Visuality: III

Height: 49


Weather: -5C, windy

Elongated in NW-SE, very small stellar core.