NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 14:5:0.1
Declination: +13:7:57
Constellation: BOO
Visual Magnitude: 13.1

Historic Information

Discoverer: Swift L.
Year of discovery: 1887
Discovery aperture: 16.0


Summary description: F, S, lE, pB * sp
Sub-type: S0

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 5459 17.5" (6/14/96): faint, small, irregularly round, 30" diameter, very weak concentration to the center but no distinct core. Two mag 12 and 13 stars lie 2.0' SW and 3.1' NW, respectively. UGC 9002 lies 25' S.