NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 14:10:31.5
Declination: +38:53:38
Constellation: BOO
Visual Magnitude: 14.1

Historic Information

Discoverer: Stephan
Year of discovery: 1882
Discovery aperture: 31.0


Summary description: eF, S, R, lbM
Sub-type: SBb

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 5497 17.5" (6/2/00): very faint, small, elongated 4:3 WSW-ENE, 0.6'x0.45', low even surface brightness. Situated nearly midway between two mag 12 stars 5' WSW and 4.3' E.