NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 14:7:24.9
Declination: +55:6:11
Constellation: UMA
Visual Magnitude: 13.2

Historic Information

Discoverer: Herschel W.
Year of discovery: 1789
Discovery aperture: 18.7


Summary description: F, pL
Sub-type: Sm

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 5486 18" (4/26/08): fairly faint, moderately large, slightly elongated E-W, 1.2'x1.0', weak concentration, fairly low surface brightness. Located 6.5' NNE of NGC 5485 in a trio. 17.5" (5/10/86): fairly faint, moderately large, diffuse, very small brighter core. Last of three with NGC 5485 6.4' SSW and NGC 5484 7.1' SW. 13" (6/29/84): very faint, averted only, very elongated ~E-W, no details. Located 6.5' NNE of NGC 5485.