NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 14:2:55.7
Declination: +9:25:16
Constellation: BOO
Visual Magnitude: 13.1

Historic Information

Discoverer: Tempel
Year of discovery: 1883
Discovery aperture: 11.0


Summary description: vF, R, * in centre
Sub-type: S0

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 5424 17.5" (6/4/94): fairly faint, round, 1.2' diameter, small bright core. A mag 14 star is 1.0' S. Forms the north vertex of an equilateral triangle with similar NGC 5423 5.0' SSW (although NGC 5424 has a slightly larger halo with averted) and NGC 5431 4.5' SE. NGC 5423 is 5.0' SSW and the double system NGC 5434 is 6.8' ENE. Located within the NGC 5416 cluster.