NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort
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Location and Magnitude
Right Ascension: 13:42:8.3
Visual Magnitude: 11.6
Discoverer: Herschel W.
Year of discovery: 1785
Discovery aperture: 18.7
Summary description: cB, pL, R, g, psmbM
17.5" (6/7/97): moderately bright, fairly large, elongated 4:3 N-S, ~2.5'x2.0'. Fairly low surface brightness halo contains a well-defined core gradually increasing to a stellar nucleus. Forms a pair with NGC 5276 3.3' SE.
8" (5/21/82): faint, small, small bright nucleus with a fainter outer halo.