NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 13:34:35.1
Declination: +34:46:40
Constellation: CVN
Visual Magnitude: 13.3

Historic Information

Discoverer: Herschel W.
Year of discovery: 1785
Discovery aperture: 18.7


Summary description: vF, vS, R, f of 2
Sub-type: E-S0

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 5228 17.5" (5/23/98): fairly faint, fairly small, round, 40" diameter, weak concentration. Forms a similar pair with NGC 5223 5.6' SSW. A mag 13 star lies 1.4' NE and a similar star is 2' SW.