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Type: galaxy (in cluster), Es...
Mag: B=14, V=?
Size: 2.187′ x 1.513′
NGC 5328. See NGC 5298.
Synonyms: H III-923
Discovered in 1793 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "vF, vS, R, lbM."
Observed by Sir John Herschel at the Cape of Good Hope with an 18-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He recorded it as "B, lE, sbM, 20 arcseconds." On a second occassion he called it "pB, R, lbM, 20 arcseconds."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 13.0 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads E,BM,SLEL,COM1'SP2NF.
Sandage (1975(Astrophysical Journal, 202, 563-582) notes that this galaxy is a member of the IC 4329 Group. Members include NGC 5291, NGC 5292, NGC 5302, NGC 5304, NGC 5328, NGC 5330, NGC 5357, IC 4329, IC 4329A & ESO 445-G 40.
Steve Coe (1992, The Deep-Sky Observer, Webb Society, Issue 1) observing with a 17.5-inch f/4.5 at 100x notes: "pF, S, somewhat elongated, bM."
Steve Coe, observing with a 17.5" f/4.5 at 100X, notes: "Pretty faint, Small, somewhat elongated, brighter in the middle
POSS: brtst of grp. chain members ~1'.5 sep, two to S are *s. pair S is
triple, two brtr *s 12" sep. gx N5330 1'.7 NE.
30cm - mod well concen and evenly concen to brtr but non*ar center. gx is Nrn
member of three-star chain, seps 1', m13.5. halo 1' diam, smooth.
16' S/2' E lies close pair, penultimate in string headed S, that looks
persistenly hazy, as though Wrn comp is gx. sep 10", m13.5. 13Jun1983,
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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