NGC5061
DSS image of NGC5061
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC5061, 15' x 15' with north at top and west to the right

DSS image of NGC5061
Overlaid DSS image of NGC5061, 15' x 15' with north at top and west to the right

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

Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
17 Jun 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.
Other Data Sources for NGC5061
Nearby objects for NGC5061
Acknowledgements and Credits...

Drawings, descriptions and CCD photos are copyright Andrew Cooper unless otherwise noted, no usage without permission. Use for non-profit and educational reasons is generally given on request.

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.