NGC 5061
DSS image of NGC 5061
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 5061, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 5061

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  12
Size  3.5' x 2.6'
RA (2000)  13h 18' 5.0"
Dec (2000)  26° 50' 14" S
Constellation  Hydra
Description  vB, S, R, vsmbM, *1Of
Classification  E2
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Jun 17, 2006    TIMPA, Avra Valley, AZ (map)
90mm f/12 APO Refractor Violet Haze

Just visible in the 90mm with averted vision, near the limit for this 'scope, small, fairly bright core, round with no detail in the halo

Rev. T.W. Webb
Hardwick, Herefordshire, England (map)

Very bright, small, round, nucleus, 10 mg.

- Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes, T. W. Webb, 1917
Other Data Sources for NGC 5061
Nearby objects for NGC 5061
4 objects found within 60'
IC 874 IC 879
NGC 5101
Acknowledgements and Credits...

Drawings, descriptions and CCD photos are copyright Andrew Cooper unless otherwise noted, no usage without permission.

Positional and some physical information is from the NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED) which is operated by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Additional object data from the SIMBAD database, operated at CDS, Strasbourg, France.

The Digitized Sky Survey was produced at the Space Telescope Science Institute under U.S. Government grant NAG W-2166. The images of these surveys are based on photographic data obtained using the Oschin Schmidt Telescope on Palomar Mountain and the UK Schmidt Telescope.

Dark nebulae data from E.E. Barnard, A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way. Ed. Edwin B. Frost and Mary R. Calvert. Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1927

Object descriptions of Rev. Webb from Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes sixth edition, Rev. T.W. Webb, 1917, edited by Rev T.E.Espin.

NGC & IC object notes from Harold Corwin licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Additional supplementary material for NGC and IC catalog objects from Courtney Seligman with non-commercial use allowed, found at https://cseligman.com

NGC 5061