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NGC5206

 

Basic Information


Location and Magnitude


Right Ascension: 13:33:43.8
Declination: -48:9:7
Constellation: CEN
Visual Magnitude: 10.9

Historic Information


Discoverer: Herschel J.
Year of discovery: 1834
Discovery aperture: 18.3

Observational


Summary description: F, pL, R, vgbM
Sub-type: SB0

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 5206 13.1" (2/19/04 - Costa Rica): fairly faint, fairly small, oval 3:2 SSW-NNE, 1.0'x0.6', broad weak concentration. Situated just south of a pair of mag 12 stars 1.5' N and 1.7' NW of center. NGC 5156 lies 1.1 SW. Located just 80' SE of Omega Centauri in the Centaurus A galaxy group.