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Location and Magnitude
Right Ascension: 13:35:32.1
Visual Magnitude: 12.1
Discoverer: Herschel W.
Year of discovery: 1784
Discovery aperture: 18.7
Summary description: F, L, E, vgbM, 3rd of 3
24" (6/1/13): moderately bright to fairly bright, moderately large, slightly elongated, 1.4'x1.2', broad concentration to a brighter core. With direct vision, a small brighter nucleus was visible. Largest in a quartet (similar redshifts) with NGC 5222 9.6' WNW and NGC 5221 12.8' NW.
17.5" (5/30/92): fairly faint, moderately large, round, 1.5' diameter, fairly low almost even surface brightness, weak concentration. Brightest in a group with NGC 5221 13' NNW and NGC 5222 9.7' WNW. Located near the Virgo-Bootes border.