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Location and Magnitude
Right Ascension: 14:3:47.9
Visual Magnitude: 13.6
Year of discovery: 1883
Discovery aperture: 11.0
Summary description: 3 vF in a line, 2'-3' dist, n one brightest, nf * 8.6
NGC 5438 = NGC 5446, which see. Also see NGC 5436.
17.5" (6/4/94): faint, small, round, weak even concentration to a brighter core and occasional faint stellar nucleus. A mag 12 star is 2.3' NW of center. Northern member of a trio with NGC 5436 2.8' SSW and NGC 5437 5.2' S in the NGC 5416 cluster.