NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 13:59:43.5
Declination: +36:14:17
Constellation: CVN
Visual Magnitude: 13.7

Historic Information

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


Summary description: cF, cS, E
Sub-type: Sa

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 5401 17.5" (6/2/00): faint but striking edge-on ~4:1 WSW-ENE, 1.0'x0.25'. Sharply concentrated with a small, round core and a stellar nucleus. A mag 12.5 star is 2.5' NW. Located 9' SW of mag 9 SAO 63874.