NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 13:36:15.1
Declination: +38:20:36
Constellation: CVN
Visual Magnitude: 13.2

Historic Information

Discoverer: Herschel W.
Year of discovery: 1787
Discovery aperture: 18.7


Summary description: cF, pL, E 65°, biN ?
Sub-type: Sbc

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 5243 17.5" (6/8/02): fairly faint, thin nearly edge-on NW-SE, 1.1'x0.3' with a bulging core. A mag 12 star follows by 4.5'.