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NGC 5328

NGC 5328, ESO 445-67, LEDA 49307, MCG-05-33-028, SGC 135003-2814.5, III 923, h 3543, GC 3676

RA: 13h 52m 53.27s
Dec: −28° 29′ 19.7″

Con: Hydra
Ch: MSA:888, U2:371, SA:21


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Type: galaxy (in cluster), Es...

Mag: B=14, V=?

Size: 2.187′ x 1.513′
PA: 87°

History and Accurate Positions for the NGC/IC Objects (Corwin 2004)

NGC 5328. See NGC 5298.

Historical observations

William Herschel (c.1784)

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."

John Herschel (1847) Cape Observations

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."

Published comments

Sulentic & Tifft (1973)

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, A. (1975)

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.

Modern observations

Steve Coe

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

Brian Skiff

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,


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