(IAAC) Obj: NGC 5806 - Inst: 10.1" f/4.5 Newtonian reflector

Observation Poster: Brent Reary <gmbreary@rollanet.org>
Observer: Brent Reary
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 07/03/05  04:10 UT
Location of site: Rolla, MO  USA (Lat 37 57'N, Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6.5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 10.1" f/4.5 Newtonian reflector
Magnification: 77x, 128x, 257x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC 5806
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: Vir
Data: mag 11.7  size 3.0' X 1.5'
Position: RA 15:00  DEC +01:54
A uniform oval halo aligned N-S.  It shows slight, gradual brightening
to a diffuse core.  Visible with averted vision at 77x, it began to fade
into the background at 257x and was best seen at 128x.  Located inside the
same 77x (29') field with NGC5813.
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