NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 14:1:57.5
Declination: +46:18:41
Constellation: CVN
Visual Magnitude: 13.9

Historic Information

Discoverer: Swift L.
Year of discovery: 1883
Discovery aperture: 16.0


Summary description: vF, pL, cE, bet 2 st
Sub-type: Sbc

Corwin's Notes

===== NGC 5439. See NGC 5391.

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 5439 17.5" (6/23/01): faint, fairly small, very elongated SSW-NNE, 1.0'x0.25', small brighter core. A well matched close double, discovered by Lewis Swift (SWI 1 = 10.1/10.3 at 3.7") lies 6' ENE. Located nearly at midpoint of a mag 13 star 3' N and a mag 12 star 3' S.