NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 14:3:59.8
Declination: -14:37:2
Constellation: VIR
Visual Magnitude: 13.1

Historic Information

Discoverer: Leavenworth
Year of discovery: 1885
Discovery aperture: 26.3


Summary description: F, pS, mE, com
Sub-type: Sb

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 5420 18" (5/29/05): fairly faint, fairly small, elongated 5:2 NW-SE, 1.0'x0.4', weak concentration. A mag 13.5 star lies 1' S of the center. 18" (6/18/04): faint, fairly small, elongated 2:1 NW-SE, 1.0'x0.5', slightly brighter core. Bracketed by two mag 14 stars 1.1' S and 1.8' NE of center. Located 22' NNW mag 6.4 SAO 158325.