NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort
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Location and Magnitude
Right Ascension: 14:4:43.2
Visual Magnitude: 13.7
Year of discovery: 1865
Discovery aperture: 48.0
Summary description: vF, vS, iR
18" (5/29/05): fairly faint, fairly small, elongated 2:1 NNW-SSE, 1.0'x0.5'. Contains a brighter core with very faint extensions. It appeared the PA of the extensions shifted slightly with averted vision. Host to supernova 2001U.
18" (6/18/04): fairly faint, fairly small, elongated 2:1 NNW-SSE, 0.9'x0.4', appears brighter along its major axis. Situated in the middle of a isosceles triangle of mag 9.5 stars with mag 9.6 SAO 139717 7' N, mag 9.9 SAO 139714 6' SW and mag 9.6 SAO 139732 7' SE.