NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 13:37:24.8
Declination: +27:25:9
Constellation: BOO
Visual Magnitude: 13.9

Historic Information

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


Summary description: vF, S, vlE
Sub-type: S0-a

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 5251 17.5" (5/11/02): faint, fairly small, round, 30" diameter, low even surface brightness. IC 4307 is located 15' SW. A wide mag 8.2/11.5 double is 15' SE. Located 85' SW of M3!