NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 13:32:42.5
Declination: +7:19:40
Constellation: VIR
Visual Magnitude: 13.0

Historic Information

Discoverer: Herschel W.
Year of discovery: 1784
Discovery aperture: 18.7


Summary description: F, vS, R, stellar, f of 2
Sub-type: E2

Corwin's Notes

===== NGC 5209. See NGC 5212.

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 5209 24" (6/1/13): at 225x appeared moderately bright, fairly small, round, 0.6' diameter, sharply concentrated with a very bright, 0.3' core that increases to the center. Forms a pair with NGC 5208 3.7' WSW with CGCG 045-011 3.0' E. Also, CGCG 045-012 is 4.7' NNE. 17.5" (5/27/95): faint, fairly small, round, 1.0' diameter. Broad, weak concentration with no distinct core. Fainter of a pair with NGC 5208 3.7' WSW.