NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 13:38:15.9
Declination: +4:32:33
Constellation: VIR
Visual Magnitude: 13.0

Historic Information

Discoverer: Herschel W.
Year of discovery: 1786
Discovery aperture: 18.7


Summary description: vF, S, R, bM
Sub-type: S0

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 5252 17.5" (4/28/90): fairly faint, small, elongated 3:2 SSW-NNE, small bright core, faint stellar nucleus. NGC 5246 lies 30' SSW.