NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 14:12:0.7
Declination: -46:5:20
Constellation: CEN
Visual Magnitude: 12.2

Historic Information

Discoverer: Herschel J.
Year of discovery: 1834
Discovery aperture: 18.3


Summary description: vF, S, R, bM
Sub-type: Sa

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 5489 22" (6/28/06 - Hawaii): fairly faint, fairly small, elongated 3:2 NW-SE, 0.8'x0.5', fairly sharply concentrated with a very small brighter core. A nice string of three mag 12-13 stars at 18" and 23" separation lies 9' SW. Located 18' WSW of mag 7.5 HD 69489.