NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 13:36:26.3
Declination: +7:22:11
Constellation: BOO
Visual Magnitude: 12.8

Historic Information

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


Summary description: vF, pL, R, er
Sub-type: SBbc

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 5239 17.5" (5/27/95): very faint, 1.0' diameter. Appears as a very low surface brightness glow with no concentration. Forms the west vertex of a right triangle with two mag 12-13 stars 4.1' E and 5.0' SE.