NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 14:3:7.2
Declination: +9:21:47
Constellation: BOO
Visual Magnitude: 13.9

Historic Information

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


Summary description: vF
Sub-type: S?

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 5431 17.5" (6/4/94): faint, round, 0.6' diameter, low surface brightness glow with no concentration. Located 4.5' WSW of a mag 10 star. Forms an equilateral triangle with NGC 5424 4.5' NW and NGC 5423 4.7' WSW. The double system NGC 5434 is 6.4' NE.