NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 13:39:38.0
Declination: -11:29:39
Constellation: VIR
Visual Magnitude: 12.0

Historic Information

Discoverer: Herschel J.
Year of discovery: 1836
Discovery aperture: 18.3


Summary description: pB, L, pmE, glbM
Sub-type: Sc

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 5254 17.5" (5/11/96): fairly faint, fairly large, elongated 2:1 NW-SE, 3.0'x1.5', fairly low even surface brightness. A nice mag 12/13 double at 15" separation lies 5.5' NW.