NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort
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Location and Magnitude
Right Ascension: 13:32:13.4
Visual Magnitude: 12.6
Discoverer: Herschel W.
Year of discovery: 1786
Discovery aperture: 18.7
Summary description: vF, cS, R, gbM, r
17.5" (6/8/02): fairly faint, moderately large, elongated 3:2 E-W, 1.2'x0.8'. Sharply concentrated with a moderately bright 20"x10" core and a much fainter halo. A pair of mag 10.5/12.5 stars at 27" separation is 7' SE. Located 3¡ NE of Spica.