Basic object information

Object name: NGC 6039, NCG 6040, NGC 6040B, NGC 6041, & IC 1170
Object type: Galaxies
Magnitude: 13.9, 13.9, 14.5, 13.4 & 14.9

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 16h 04m 42.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +17 42' 00"

Constellation: Hercules


Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 8/9.4.2007 2:00

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 326x

Filter:

Field: 15'

NE Lim.mag: 6.4

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 3

Visuality: III

Height: 33


Weather: -8C

These five galaxies lie near the center of Abell 2151 galaxy cluster aka Hercules Cluster.