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Type: stars (two)
Mag: B=?, V=?
NGC 5428, NGC 5429, NGC 5432, and NGC 5435 are multiple stars (N5432 is a triple, the others double) north and east of the interacting pair NGC 5426 and NGC 5427. As with many other of the "nebulae" which were found by Tempel near brighter nebulae, these can be identified by his published descriptions, or by the positions that he later sent to Dreyer.
In this case, the identities of N5432 and N5435 are clear from the descriptions and positions, N5428 is pretty clear from the description ("... in line with N5426 and N5427"), and N5429 merely probable from its similarity to the others.
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a nonexistent object. Their coded description reads ** DC.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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