NGC 5746 (UGC 9499) Galaxy in Virgo

Located at: RA 14 hours 44 minutes 56 seconds, Dec +01 degrees 57 minutes 14 seconds

Size: 7.5' x 1.3' Magnitude: 11.3 blue Class: SAB(rs)b? sp

North us up

West to the right

Telescope:

8" f5 Newtonian reflector

Camera:

ST-8XME, self-guided, binned 1x1, temp -15c, camera control MaxIm DL 4.53

Image:

 Red (Hoya 25A) filter, 250 minutes (25 x 10 minute subs), 07/1/2006

Processing:

CCDStack 1.1, Photoshop 7.0

Location:

Rolling Roof Observatory, Thousand Oaks, California 91360 (+34d 13m 29s -118h 52m 20s)

Notes: See the 14.5" version.

From the NGC / IC Project:

Contemporary Visual Observation(s) for NGC 5746

NGC 5746 = UGC 09499 = MCG +00-38-005 = CGCG 020-012 = LGG 386-005 = PGC 52665
14 44 55.8 +01 57 19
V = 10.3;  Size 7.4x1.3;  SB = 12.6;  PA = 170d

17.5": beautiful edge-on ~N-S, bright, fairly large, 4.5'x0.7', small bright 
core.  A mag 15 star is at the S end 2' from the center.  A dust lane evident as 
a sharp light cut-off along the E edge.  Located 5' SSE of mag 8.2 SAO 120633 
and 20' WNW of 109 Virginis (V = 3.7).

The RNGC declination is 10' too far S.

- by Steve Gottlieb