(IAAC) Obj: NGC 5990 - Inst: Sky Designs 14.5" VPT

Observer: Geoff Chester
Your skill: Advanced (many years)
Date & Time of Observation: 9/12/1998 21:00:00
Location: Oak Shade Observatory, Rixeyville VA USA (Lat 39N)
Sky Transparency: Very Clear
Seeing: Somewhat Stable
Instrument: Sky Designs 14.5" VPT
Object: NGC 5990
Category: External galaxy.
Class: Sa?
Constellation: Ser
Object Rating: C
Object data: Mag 13.30p, size 1.55x0.91', PA 115o
Position: 154616 +022454
Considerably small, pretty faint, round. Slowly, then
rapidly brightens to the middle, with a near-stellar
nucleus. A 13 mag star lies on the north edge.
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