NGC 5086 - Double Star in Centaurus
NGC 5086 is a Double Star in the Centaurus constellation. NGC 5086 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.
See also NGC 5086 rise and set times.
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 5086
The image below is a photograph of NGC 5086 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins).
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 5086
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 5086 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 5086 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.