NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 13:42:23.3
Declination: +29:50:52
Constellation: CVN
Visual Magnitude: 14.6

Historic Information

Discoverer: Stephan
Year of discovery: 1881
Discovery aperture: 31.0


Summary description: vF, vS, R, bM
Sub-type: E0

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 5274 17.5" (6/7/97): very faint, very small, round, 25" diameter. Observation confused by a couple of nearby mag 15 stars or compact companions. Forms a similar close pair with NGC 5275 1.4' S, although the overall surface brightness of NGC 5274 is lower.