NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 14:5:57.3
Declination: +65:41:28
Constellation: UMI
Visual Magnitude: 14.0

Historic Information

Discoverer: Swift L.
Year of discovery: 1884
Discovery aperture: 16.0


Summary description: cF, vS, R, nearly bet 2 st
Sub-type: E-S0

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 5479 17.5" (6/23/01): faint, very small, round, 25" diameter, weak concentration. On a small line with several stars including a mag 11 star 2' NW and a mag 13.8 GSC star 1.3' NW. Forms a close pair with MCG +11-17-18 1.1' NNW.