Deep Sky Object in Summer
NGC5986 (Globular Cluster in Lupus)
|Date & Time: ||Feb 22 2002, 28:17 JST(+0900), 25min. Exp.
|Optical: ||Meade 25cm(10") Schmidt-Cassegrain with conversion lens (f=1600mm, F6.3)
|Auto-guided with Meade LX200 Equatorial & Pictor 201XT
|Camera: ||VIXEN VX-1
|Film: ||Konica New Centuria 800
|Location: ||Ooizumi vil., Yamanashi pref.
NGC5986 is a medium-sized globular cluster positioned in lower southern summer sky just west of the Milky Way.
The region is equivalent to the throat of wolf. The cluster has a visual diameter of 10 arc minutes and a brightness of 7th magnitude,
and has fairly sparse stellar density, can be seen individual stars near the central region of the cluster.
|NGC5986 / Globular Cluster, type VII|
|R.A.||15h 46m 5.9s (2000.0)|
|Dec.||-37° 47' 00" (2000.0)|