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:

 14.5" f5 Newtonian reflector

Camera:

 ST-8XME, self-guided, binned 1x1, temp -20c, camera control MaxIm DL 4.56

Image:

Lumicon Red filter, 510 minutes (51 x 10 minute subs), 06/25/26/27/2013; seeing 2.8-3.9 FWHM per CCDStack

Processing:

CCDStack 2.72.4928.19524, Photoshop CS5.1

Location:

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

Notes: The 'line' near the bottom is an artifact from the bright star 109 Virginis (mag 3.7), just out of the field to the east (left).

See the 8" 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