NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 13:39:24.6
Declination: +30:59:28
Constellation: CVN
Visual Magnitude: 14.2

Historic Information

Discoverer: d'Arrest
Year of discovery: 1865
Discovery aperture: 11.0


Summary description: vF, S, iR
Sub-type: E4

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 5259 17.5" (6/12/99): very faint, very small, round, 25" diameter, very weak concentration. Two mag 14.5-15 stars lie 2' NW. Located 11' W of mag 6.2 SAO 63676. A very faint, compact companion on the NW edge was not noticed.