NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 13:40:9.0
Declination: +36:51:41
Constellation: CVN
Visual Magnitude: 13.9

Historic Information

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


Summary description: F, cS, vlE, er
Sub-type: SBcd

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 5265 17.5" (6/12/99): faint, small, elongated 4:3 SSW-NNE, 0.6'x0.45', weak concentration to round core. A mag 14 star is attached at the north end 27" from center. Located 8.5' S of mag 9 SAO 63677. A string of five stars including two wide mag 13 and 14 pairs leads directly from the mag 9 star to NGC 5265.