NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 13:58:16.5
Declination: +59:48:52
Constellation: UMA
Visual Magnitude: 13.8

Historic Information

Discoverer: Herschel W.
Year of discovery: 1789
Discovery aperture: 18.7


Summary description: vF, vS, R
Sub-type: S?

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 5402 17.5" (6/2/00): faint, thin edge-on 5:1 NNW-SSE, 60"x15". Contains a very small brighter core with very thin extensions. A mag 15 star is off the south end, 1.1' from center. Located 4' SSE of a mag 11.5 star. A pair of galaxies, NGC 5389 and NGC 5379 lie ~20' WSW.