NGC 5128
DSS image of NGC 5128
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 5128, 60' x 60' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 5128
Centaurus A

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  7
Size  27.6' x 18.2' @ 35°
Right Ascension  13h 25' 27.6"  (2000)
Declination  43° 1' 9" S
Constellation  Centaurus
Description  !!vB, vL, vmE122, bifid
Classification  SO
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Apr 5, 2007    Hale Pohaku, HI (map)
15cm f/5 Newtonian, Primero @ 97x
Seeing: 7 Transparency: 7 Moon: 0%

Large! bright, round, about 10' in diameter, wide dark lane running east-west across the center, no core or nucleus visible, no other detail obvious

Andrew Cooper
May 24, 2006    Gila, NM (map)
46cm f/4.5 Deep Violet

Large, bright, a circular halo with a dark wide dust lane running east-west across the center, no structure or core in halo, hints of dark structures in the dust lane with averted vision.
Other Data Sources for NGC 5128
Nearby objects for NGC 5128
7 objects found within 120'
HD 116835 NGC 5082 NGC 5086
NGC 5090 NGC 5090A
NGC 5091

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NGC 5128