NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 13:45:8.7
Declination: +41:30:13
Constellation: CVN
Visual Magnitude: 13.0

Historic Information

Discoverer: Herschel W.
Year of discovery: 1787
Discovery aperture: 18.7


Summary description: vF, vS, lE 90° ±, sbM
Sub-type: SBab

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 5289 17.5" (6/7/97): fairly faint, thin edge-on 6:1 WNW-ESE, 1.8'x0.3', sharply concentrated with a nearly stellar core. In same field with brighter edge-on NGC 5290 13' N. 8" (5/26/84): very faint, small, elongated ~E-W. Accidentally picked up viewing NGC 5290 13' N.