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NGC 5700 (= PGC 52237)
Discovered (May 4, 1877) by
Lawrence Parsons, 4th Lord Rosse
A 15th magnitude spiral galaxy (type SBbc) in Bo÷tes (RA 14 37 01.6, Dec +48 32 43)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5700 (4th Lord Rosse, 1860 RA 14 32 13, NPD 40 53) is "extremely faint, small, mottled but not resolved, 11th magnitude star 4' to southwest".
Physical Information: Apparent size 1.0 by 0.4 arcmin
SDSS image of region near spiral galaxy NGC 5700
Above, a 12 arcmin wide SDSS image centered on NGC 5700
Below, a 2.4 arcmin wide image of the galaxy
SDSS image of spiral galaxy NGC 5700

NGC 5701 (= PGC 52365)
Discovered (Apr 29, 1786) by
William Herschel
Also observed (date?) by John Herschel
An 11th magnitude lenticular galaxy (type SB0/a) in Virgo (RA 14 39 11.1, Dec +05 21 49)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5701 (= GC 3956 = JH 1854 = WH II 575, 1860 RA 14 32 13, NPD 84 01.8) is "considerably bright, pretty small, round, much brighter middle, 11th magnitude star 15 seconds of time to west".
Physical Information: Apparent size 4.3 by 4.1 arcmin

NGC 5702 (= PGC 52347)
Discovered (Apr 20, 1792) by
William Herschel
A 13th magnitude lenticular galaxy (type S0) in Bo÷tes (RA 14 38 55.0, Dec +20 30 24)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5702 (= GC 3957 = WH III 894, 1860 RA 14 32 21, NPD 68 53.3) is "very faint, very small".
Physical Information: Apparent size 1.1 by 0.8 arcmin

NGC 5703 (=
NGC 5709 = PGC 52343)
Discovered (May 16, 1784) by William Herschel (and later listed as NGC 5703)
Discovered (May 12, 1883) by ╔douard Stephan (and later listed as NGC 5709)
A 14th magnitude spiral galaxy (type SBa) in Bo÷tes (RA 14 38 50.2, Dec +30 26 33)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5703 (= GC 3958 = WH III 128, 1860 RA 14 32 27, NPD 59 53.8) is "very faint, very small, irregularly round".
Discovery Notes: Although Herschel had the right of prior discovery, a one degree error made by his sister in the reduction of his observation made his observation a "lost" object until Dreyer discovered the error during a 1912 compilation of Herschel's work. As a result, Stephan's discovery was independent, and his accurate position led to the galaxy being called by the corresponding designation despite its later date. For that reason this entry will only contain historical information, and physical data and images will be posted at the entry for NGC 5709.

NGC 5704 (=
NGC 5708 = PGC 52315)
Discovered (Mar 18, 1787) by William Herschel (and later listed as NGC 5704)
Also observed (date?) by John Herschel (and later listed as NGC 5704)
Discovered (May 12, 1828) by John Herschel (and later listed as NGC 5708)
A 13th magnitude spiral galaxy (type Sd) in Bo÷tes (RA 14 38 16.2, Dec +40 27 28)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5704 (= GC 3959 = JH 1855 = WH II 649, 1860 RA 14 32 27, NPD 48 52.6) is "faint, considerably small, a little extended 0░▒".
Physical Information: Apparent size 1.6 by 0.6 arcmin

NGC 5705 (= PGC 52395)
Discovered (May 17, 1884) by
╔douard Stephan
A 13th magnitude spiral galaxy (type SBcd) in Virgo (RA 14 39 49.8, Dec -00 43 06)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5705 (Stephan list XIII (#80), 1860 RA 14 32 39, NPD 90 07.0) is "extremely faint, large, a little extended, extremely faint diffuse nebulosity around".
Physical Information: Apparent size 3.0 by 1.9 arcmin

NGC 5706 (=
NGC 5699 = PGC 52334)
Discovered (May 16, 1784) by William Herschel (and later listed as NGC 5699)
Discovered (May 12, 1883) by ╔douard Stephan (and later listed as NGC 5706)
A 15th magnitude elliptical galaxy (type E3) in Bo÷tes (RA 14 38 42.4, Dec +30 27 57)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5706 (Stephan list XIII (#78), 1860 RA 14 32 42, NPD 58 55.6) is "very faint, very small, round, very little brighter middle".
Physical Information: Apparent size 0.4 by 0.3 arcmin
SDSS image of region near elliptical galaxy NGC 5706, which is also listed as NGC 5699; also shown is spiral galaxy NGC 5709, which is also listed as NGC 5703
Above, a 12 arcmin wide SDSS image centered on NGC 5706, also showing NGC 5709
Below, a 2.4 arcmin wide SDSS image of the galaxy
SDSS image of elliptical galaxy NGC 5706, which is also listed as NGC 5699

NGC 5707 (= PGC 52266)
Discovered (1878) by
Lewis Swift
A 13th magnitude spiral galaxy (type Sab) in Bo÷tes (RA 14 37 30.8, Dec +51 33 44)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5707 (Swift list I (#36), 1860 RA 14 32 45, NPD 37 49.6) is "bright, pretty small, round".
Physical Information: Apparent size 2.5 by 0.5 arcmin. Apparently paired with a smaller elliptical galaxy, PGC 52269, but the "companion" is actually half a billion light years further away, so the "pair" is merely an optical double.
SDSS image of region near spiral galaxy NGC 5707, also showing its optical double, PGC 55269
Above, a 12 arcmin wide SDSS image centered on NGC 5707, also showing PGC 52269
Below, a 2.4 arcmin wide SDSS image of the galaxy
SDSS image of spiral galaxy NGC 5707

PGC 52269
Not an NGC object but listed here because an optical double of
NGC 5707
A 16th magnitude elliptical galaxy (type E0) in Bo÷tes (RA 14 37 35.1, Dec +51 35 01)
Physical Information: Apparent size 0.3 by 0.3 arcmin. An apparent companion of NGC 5707, but actually half a billion light years further away.
SDSS image of elliptical galaxy PGC 52269, also showing part of its apparent companion, NGC 5707
Above, a 2.4 arcmin wide closeup of PGC 52269 and NGC 5707, which see for a wider view

NGC 5708 (=
NGC 5704 = PGC 52315)
Discovered (Mar 18, 1787) by William Herschel (and later listed as NGC 5704)
Discovered (May 12, 1828) by John Herschel (and later listed as NGC 5708)
A 13th magnitude spiral galaxy (type Sd) in Bo÷tes (RA 14 38 16.2, Dec +40 27 28)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5708 (= GC 3960 = JH 1859, 1860 RA 14 32 46, NPD 48 56.8) is "faint, pretty large, extended 0░▒, gradually brighter middle".
Physical Information: Given the duplicate entry, see NGC 5704 for anything else.

NGC 5709 (=
NGC 5703 = PGC 52343)
Discovered (May 16, 1784) by William Herschel (and later listed as NGC 5703)
Discovered (May 12, 1883) by ╔douard Stephan (and later listed as NGC 5709)
A 14th magnitude spiral galaxy (type SBa) in Bo÷tes (RA 14 38 50.2, Dec +30 26 33)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5709 (Stephan list XIII (#79), 1860 RA 14 32 49, NPD 58 57.0) is "very faint, small, irregular figure, extended east-west".
Physical Information: Apparent size 1.6 by 0.4 arcmin

NGC 5710 (= PGC 52369)
Discovered (Apr 20, 1792) by
William Herschel
Also observed (date?) by John Herschel A 13th magnitude elliptical galaxy (type E1) in Bo÷tes (RA 14 39 16.2, Dec +20 02 37)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5710 (= GC 3961 = JH 1856 = WH III 895, 1860 RA 14 32 50, NPD 69 21.0) is "very faint, small, very gradually brighter middle, double star to east, western of 2", the other being NGC 5711.
Physical Information: Apparent size 1.2 by 1.1 arcmin

NGC 5711 (= PGC 52376)
Discovered (Mar 17, 1831) by
John Herschel
A 14th magnitude spiral galaxy (type SBa) in Bo÷tes (RA 14 39 22.5, Dec +19 59 26)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5711 (= GC 3962 = JH 1858, 1860 RA 14 32 56, NPD 69 24.9) is "extremely extended, very small, double star attached, eastern of 2", the other being NGC 5710.
Physical Information: Apparent size 1.0 by 0.6 arcmin

NGC 5712 (= PGC 51799)
Discovered (Dec 20, 1797) by
William Herschel
A 15th magnitude lenticular galaxy (type E/S0) in Ursa Minor (RA 14 29 41.6, Dec +78 51 53)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 3963 (= GC 3963 = WH III 950, 1860 RA 14 32 58, NPD 10 33.7) is "very faint, small, round, small cluster to west".
Physical Information: Apparent size 0.7 by 0.7 arcmin

NGC 5713 (= PGC 52412 =
NGC 5651)
Discovered (Apr 11, 1787) by William Herschel (and later listed as NGC 5713)
Also observed (date?) by John Herschel (and later listed as NGC 5713)
Recorded (May 9, 1853) by George Bond (and later listed as NGC 5651)
An 11th magnitude spiral galaxy (type SBbc) in Virgo (RA 14 40 11.3, Dec -00 17 24)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5713 (= GC 3964 = JH 1857 = WH I 182, 1860 RA 14 33 01, NPD 89 41.1) is "considerably bright, pretty large, round, pretty suddenly much brighter middle, mottled but not resolved". For a discussion of the duplicate entry, see NGC 5651.
Physical Information: Apparent size 2.9 by 2.5 arcmin

NGC 5714 (= PGC 52307)
Discovered (May 12, 1787) by
William Herschel
Also observed (date?) by John Herschel
A 13th magnitude spiral galaxy (type Sc) in Bo÷tes (RA 14 38 12.1, Dec +46 38 17)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5714 (= GC 3965 = JH 1861 = WH III 675, 1860 RA 14 33 03, NPD 42 44.5) is "very faint, pretty small, extended east-west, double star to north, 1st of 6", the others being NGC 5717, 5721, 5722, 5723 and 5724.
Physical Information: Apparent size 3.2 by 0.4 arcmin

NGC 5715 (= OCL 929)
Discovered (May 8, 1826) by
James Dunlop
Also observed (date?) by John Herschel
A 10th magnitude open cluster (type II2m) in Circinus (RA 14 43 39.0, Dec -57 34 13)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5715 (= GC 3966 = JH 3577, Dunlop 333, 1860 RA 14 33 15, NPD 146 56.8) is a "cluster, large, pretty rich, compressed middle, stars from 11th to 13th magnitude".
Physical Information: Apparent size 7.0 arcmin

NGC 5716 (= PGC 52458)
Discovered (May 7, 1787) by
William Herschel
Also observed (date?) by John Herschel
A 13th magnitude spiral galaxy (type SBc) in Libra (RA 14 41 05.5, Dec -17 28 36)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5716 (= GC 3968 = JH 1860 = WH III 671, 1860 RA 14 33 19, NPD 106 52.0) is "very faint, pretty large, round".
Physical Information: Apparent size 1.9 by 1.3 arcmin

NGC 5717 (= PGC 52332)
Discovered (Apr 26, 1830) by
John Herschel
A 14th magnitude spiral galaxy (type S) in Bo÷tes (RA 14 38 37.6, Dec +46 39 49)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5717 (= GC 3969 = JH 1864, 1860 RA 14 33 29, NPD 42 42.5) is "very faint, small, round, double star near, 2nd of 6", the others being NGC 5714, 5721, 5722, 5723 and 5724.
Physical Information: Apparent size 0.8 by 0.5 arcmin

NGC 5718 (= PGC 52441, and with
IC 1042 = Arp 171)
Discovered (Apr 30, 1786) by William Herschel
Also observed (date?) by John Herschel
A 13th magnitude lenticular galaxy (type E/S0? pec) in Virgo (RA 14 40 42.8, Dec +03 27 56)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5718 (= GC 3970 = JH 1862 = WH III 550, 1860 RA 14 33 40, NPD 85 56.0) is "very faint, small, round, very gradually a little brighter middle, 8th or 9th magnitude star to northeast".
Physical Information: Apparent size 1.5 by 1.1 arcmin? Recessional velocity 8205 km/sec. Used by the Arp Atlas, with IC 1042, as an example of galaxies with diffuse counter-tails (all such examples happening to be the result of gravitational interaction between the galaxies).
SDSS image of region near lenticular galaxies NGC 5718 and IC 1042, which comprise Arp 171, also showing IC 1039 and IC 1041
Above, a 12 arcmin wide SDSS image centered on Arp 171, also showing IC 1039 and 1041
Below, a 2.4 arcmin wide closeup of NGC 5718 and IC 1042
SDSS image of lenticular galaxies NGC 5718 and IC 1042, which comprise Arp 171
Below, a 3 arcmin wide image of Arp 171
Unlabeled SDSS image of lenticular galaxies NGC 5718 and IC 1042, which comprise Arp 171

NGC 5719 (= PGC 52455 =
NGC 5658)
Discovered (Apr 11, 1787) by William Herschel (and later listed as NGC 5719)
Also observed (date?) by John Herschel (and later listed as NGC 5719)
Recorded (May 9, 1853) by George Bond (and later listed as NGC 5658)
A 12th magnitude spiral galaxy (type SBab pec) in Virgo (RA 14 40 56.5, Dec -00 19 04)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5719 (= GC 3971 = JH 1863 = WH II 682, 1860 RA 14 33 46, NPD 89 41.0) is "pretty faint, small, a little extended, brighter middle". For a discussion of the duplicate entry, see NGC 5658.
Physical Information: Apparent size 3.2 by 1.2 arcmin
SDSS image of region near spiral galaxy NGC 5719
Above, a 12 arcmin wide SDSS image centered on NGC 5719
Below, a 4 arcmin wide SDSS image of the galaxy
SDSS image of spiral galaxy NGC 5719
Below, a ? arcmin wide image of the core of the galaxy (Image Credit Hubble Legacy Archive)
HST image of the core of spiral galaxy NGC 5719

NGC 5720 (= PGC 52328)
Discovered (Jun 24, 1887) by
Lewis Swift
A 13th magnitude spiral galaxy (type Sb) in Bo÷tes (RA 14 38 33.2, Dec +50 48 55)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5720 (Swift list VI (list IX #40), 1860 RA 14 33 48, NPD 38 34.1) is "most extremely faint, pretty small, round, between 2 stars".
Discovery Notes: Per a note by Swift in his list IX, he must have communicated the observation to Dreyer at the same time as the rest of his list VI, but "by an oversight" the observation was not included in the published version of list VI; so he finally published it (along with a number of others similarly overlooked) in his list IX.
Physical Information: Apparent size 2.1 by 1.4 arcmin

NGC 5721 (= PGC 52346)
Discovered (Apr 16, 1855) by
R. J. Mitchell
A 15th magnitude lenticular galaxy (type S0) in Bo÷tes (RA 14 38 53.0, Dec +46 40 28)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5721 (= GC 3972, 3rd Lord Rosse, 1860 RA 14 33 48, NPD 42 41) is "very faint, small, round, 'forms a trapezium with faint nebulosity connecting?' NGC 5722, 5723 and 5724". (The four objects in the trapezium are the 3rd through 6th members of the "Nth of 6", which includes NGC 5714 and 5717.)
Discovery Notes: Although Dreyer credits the discovery to William Parsons, 3rd Earl of Rosse, he notes that many of Rosse's nebular discoveries were actually made by one of his assistants, in this case R. J. Mitchell.
Physical Information: Apparent size 0.3 by 0.2 arcmin

NGC 5722 (= PGC 52355)
Discovered (Apr 26, 1830) by
John Herschel
A 15th magnitude lenticular galaxy (type E/S0) in Bo÷tes (RA 14 38 54.3, Dec +46 39 58)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5722 (= GC 3975 = JH 1865, 1860 RA 14 33 50, NPD 42 41) is "very faint, small, round, pretty suddenly brighter middle, 'forms a trapezium with faint nebulosity connecting?' NGC 5721, 5723 and 5724". (The four objects in the trapezium are the 3rd through 6th members of the "Nth of 6", which includes NGC 5714 and 5717.)
Physical Information: Apparent size 0.3 by 0.3 arcmin

NGC 5723 (= PGC 52354)
Discovered (Apr 16, 1855) by
R. J. Mitchell
A 15th magnitude lenticular galaxy (type E/S0) in Bo÷tes (RA 14 38 57.8, Dec +46 41 24)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5723 (= GC 3973, 3rd Lord Rosse, 1860 RA 14 33 50, NPD 42 40) is "very faint, small, round, 'forms a trapezium with faint nebulosity connecting?' NGC 5721, 5722 and 5724". (The four objects in the trapezium are the 3rd through 6th members of the "Nth of 6", which includes NGC 5714 and 5717.)
Discovery Notes: Although Dreyer credits the discovery to William Parsons, 3rd Earl of Rosse, he notes that many of Rosse's nebular discoveries were actually made by one of his assistants, in this case R. J. Mitchell.
Physical Information: Apparent size 0.7 by 0.2 arcmin

NGC 5724
Recorded (Apr 16, 1855) by
R. J. Mitchell
A 16th magnitude star in Bo÷tes (RA 14 39 02.0, Dec +46 41 32)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5724 (= GC 3974, 3rd Lord Rosse, 1860 RA 14 33 52, NPD 42 40) is "very faint, small, round, 'forms a trapezium with faint nebulosity connecting?' NGC 5721, 5722 and 5723". (The four objects in the trapezium are the 3rd through 6th members of the "Nth of 6", which includes NGC 5714 and 5717.)
Discovery Notes: Although Dreyer credits the discovery to William Parsons, 3rd Earl of Rosse, he notes that many of Rosse's nebular discoveries were actually made by one of his assistants, in this case R. J. Mitchell.

NGC 5725 (= PGC 52456)
Recorded (Apr 27, 1862) by
Heinrich d'Arrest
A 14th magnitude spiral galaxy (type SBcd) in Virgo (RA 14 40 58.2, Dec +02 11 08)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5725 (= GC 3976, d'Arrest, 1860 RA 14 33 53, NPD 87 12.7) is "very faint, small, disc, 15th magnitude star 95" to south".
Physical Information: Apparent size 1.2 by 0.8 arcmin

NGC 5726 (= PGC 52563)
Discovered (1886) by
Ormond Stone
A 13th magnitude lenticular galaxy (type E/S0) in Libra (RA 14 42 55.8, Dec -18 26 39)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5726 (Ormond Stone list I (#205), 1860 RA 14 34 20, NPD 107 50.2) is "faint, small, round, gradually brighter middle, magnitude 10.5 star 3' to northwest". The first IC lists a corrected RA (per Ormond Stone) of 14 35 07.
Physical Information: Apparent size 1.3 by 1.0 arcmin.

NGC 5727 (= PGC 52424)
Discovered (Jun 10, 1882) by
╔douard Stephan
A 14th magnitude spiral galaxy (type Sd) in Bo÷tes (RA 14 40 26.1, Dec +33 59 20)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5727 (Stephan list XII (#66), 1860 RA 14 34 37, NPD 55 24.1) is "extremely faint, pretty large, round, diffuse".
Physical Information: Apparent size 2.3 by 1.2 arcmin
░▒
NGC 5728 (= PGC 52521)
Discovered (May 7, 1787) by
William Herschel
Also observed (date?) by John Herschel
An 11th magnitude spiral galaxy (type Sab) in Libra (RA 14 42 24.0, Dec -17 15 08)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5728 (= GC 3977 = JH 1866 = WH I 184, 1860 RA 14 34 38, NPD 106 38.6) is "pretty faint, pretty large, pretty much extended 45░▒, much brighter middle, 10th magnitude star to south".
Physical Information: Apparent size 3.2 by 1.9 arcmin

NGC 5729 (= PGC 52507)
Discovered (Feb 4, 1786) by
William Herschel
Also observed (date?) by John Herschel
A 12th magnitude spiral galaxy (type Sb) in Libra (RA 14 42 06.9, Dec -09 00 35)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5729 (= GC 3978 = JH 3578 = WH III 508, 1860 RA 14 34 40, NPD 98 24.1) is "faint, pretty large, extended, mottled but not resolved".
Physical Information: Apparent size 2.6 by 0.7 arcmin

NGC 5730 (= PGC 52396)
Discovered (Apr 9, 1787) by
William Herschel
Also observed (date?) by John Herschel
Also observed (date?) by Guillaume Bigourdan
A 14th magnitude irregular galaxy (type Im) in Bo÷tes (RA 14 39 52.1, Dec +42 44 33)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5730 (= GC 3979 = JH 1867 = WH III 657, 1860 RA 14 34 42, NPD 46 36.2) is "very faint, considerably small, extended 90░▒". The second IC notes "5730 = Bigourdan 322, RA 14 34 57, NPD 46 39 (h.'s place approximate only)".
Physical Information: Apparent size 1.8 by 0.4 arcmin.

NGC 5731 (=
IC 1045 = PGC 52409)
Discovered (Apr 9, 1787) by William Herschel (and later listed as NGC 5731)
Also observed (date?) by John Herschel (and later listed as NGC 5731)
Discovered (Sep 1, 1888) by Lewis Swift (and later listed as IC 1045)
A 13th magnitude spiral galaxy (type Sbc) in Bo÷tes (RA 14 40 09.3, Dec +42 46 45)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5731 (= GC 3980 = JH 1868 = WH III 658, 1860 RA 14 34 52, NPD 46 37.7) is "very faint, extremely small, a little extended".
Physical Information: Apparent size 1.6 by 0.4 arcmin

NGC 5732 (= PGC 52438)
Discovered (May 16, 1787) by
William Herschel
Also observed (date?) by John Herschel
A 14th magnitude spiral galaxy (type Sbc) in Bo÷tes (RA 14 40 38.9, Dec +38 38 17)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5732 (= GC 3981 = JH 1869 = WH III 686, 1860 RA 14 35 03, NPD 50 45.2) is "very faint, small, round, a little brighter middle".
Physical Information: Apparent size 1.4 by 0.7 arcmin

NGC 5733 (= PGC 52550)
Discovered (Apr 12, 1864) by
Albert Marth
A 14th magnitude spiral galaxy (type Sc) in Virgo (RA 14 42 45.8, Dec -00 21 05)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5733 (= GC 5773, Marth #283, 1860 RA 14 35 35, NPD 89 45) is "very faint, small, much extended".
Physical Information: Apparent size 1.0 by 0.4 arcmin

NGC 5734 (= PGC 52678)
Discovered (Jun 3, 1885) by
Francis Leavenworth
Also observed (date?) by Herbert Howe
A 13th magnitude lenticular galaxy (type S0) in Libra (RA 14 45 09.1, Dec -20 52 13)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5734 (Leavenworth list I (#206), 1860 RA 14 36 20, NPD 110 17.2) is "very faint, small, a little extended, gradually a little brighter middle". The second IC lists a corrected position (per Howe) of RA 14 37 13, NPD 110 16.6.
Physical Information: Apparent size 1.5 by 1.0 arcmin.

NGC 5735 (= PGC 52535)
Discovered (May 17, 1784) by
William Herschel
Also observed (date?) by John Herschel
A 12th magnitude spiral galaxy (type SBbc) in Bo÷tes (RA 14 42 33.4, Dec +28 43 36)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5735 (= GC 3982 = JH 1870 = WH III 133, 1860 RA 14 36 29, NPD 60 40.8) is "very faint, large, irregularly round, a little brighter middle".
Physical Information: Apparent size 2.4 by 1.9 arcmin

NGC 5736 (= PGC 52597)
Discovered (Apr 19, 1887) by
Lewis Swift
A 14th magnitude spiral galaxy (type Sa) in Bo÷tes (RA 14 43 30.8, Dec +11 12 11)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5736 (Swift list VI (#68), 1860 RA 14 36 43, NPD 78 12.1) is "most extremely faint, small, a little extended, very difficult".
Physical Information: Apparent size 1.1 by 0.7 arcmin

NGC 5737 (= PGC 52582)
Discovered (Apr 20, 1792) by
William Herschel
Also observed (date?) by John Herschel
A 14th magnitude spiral galaxy (type SBb) in Bo÷tes (RA 14 43 12.0, Dec +18 52 50)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5737 (= GC 3983 = JH 1871 = WH III 896, 1860 RA 14 36 43, NPD 70 31.1) is "very faint, considerably small, round, very gradually a little brighter middle".
Physical Information: Apparent size 1.3 by 0.8 arcmin

NGC 5738 (= PGC 52614)
Discovered (Apr 12, 1864) by
Albert Marth
A 14th magnitude lenticular galaxy (type S0) in Virgo (RA 14 43 56.5, Dec +01 36 13)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5738 (= GC 5774, Marth #284, 1860 RA 14 36 49, NPD 87 48) is "faint, small, brighter middle".
Physical Information: Apparent size 1.0 by 0.3 arcmin

NGC 5739 (= PGC 52531)
Discovered (Mar 18, 1787) by
William Herschel
Also observed (date?) by John Herschel
A 12th magnitude lenticular galaxy (type SB0/a) in Bo÷tes (RA 14 42 28.9, Dec +41 50 35)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5739 (= GC 3984 = JH 1873 = WH I 171, 1860 RA 14 37 13, NPD 47 34.4) is "pretty bright, small, round, suddenly much brighter middle, mottled but not resolved, star near".
Physical Information: Apparent size 2.3 by 2.1 arcmin

NGC 5740 (= PGC 52641)
Discovered (Feb 24, 1786) by
William Herschel
Also observed (date?) by John Herschel
A 12th magnitude spiral galaxy (type SBb) in Virgo (RA 14 44 24.5, Dec +01 40 48)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5740 (= GC 3985 = JH 1872 = WH II 538, 1860 RA 14 37 18, NPD 87 43.3) is "pretty bright, large, irregularly round, gradually brighter middle, mottled but not resolved".
Physical Information: Apparent size 2.8 by 1.5 arcmin

NGC 5741 (= PGC 52718)
Discovered (Jun 12, 1885) by
Francis Leavenworth
Also observed (date?) by Ormond Stone
A 14th magnitude elliptical galaxy (type E0) in Libra (RA 14 45 51.6, Dec -11 54 49)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5741 (Leavenworth list I (#207), 1860 RA 14 37 20, NPD 101 20.3) is "very faint, very small, round, suddenly brighter middle and nucleus". The first IC lists a corrected RA (per Ormond Stone) of 14 38 17.
Physical Information: Apparent size 1.1 by 1.1 arcmin.

NGC 5742 (= PGC 52707)
Discovered (Jun 12, 1885) by
Francis Leavenworth
Also observed (date?) by Ormond Stone
A 13th magnitude lenticular galaxy (type S0) in Libra (RA 14 45 36.8, Dec -11 48 35)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5742 (Leavenworth list I (#208), 1860 RA 14 37 20, NPD 101 14.3) is "faint, pretty small, pretty much extended, gradually brighter middle and nucleus". The first IC lists a corrected RA (per Ormond Stone) of 14 38 02.
Physical Information: Apparent size 1.3 by 0.5 arcmin.

NGC 5743 (= PGC 52680)
Discovered (Jun 3, 1885) by
Francis Leavenworth
Also observed (date?) by Herbert Howe
A 13th magnitude spiral galaxy (type Sb) in Libra (RA 14 45 10.9, Dec -20 54 47)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5743 (Leavenworth list I (#209), 1860 RA 14 37 20, NPD 110 17.3) is "faint, small, much extended, suddenly much brighter middle and nucleus". The second IC lists a corrected position (per Howe) of RA 14 37 15, NPD 110 19.2.
Physical Information: Apparent size 1.4 by 0.5 arcmin.

NGC 5744 (= PGC 52761)
Discovered (1886) by
Ormond Stone
A 14th magnitude spiral galaxy (type Sab) in Libra (RA 14 46 38.4, Dec -18 30 48)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5744 (Ormond Stone list I (#210), 1860 RA 14 37 20, NPD 107 53.3) is "extremely faint, very small, nebulous?".
Physical Information: Apparent size 1.0 by 0.7 arcmin

NGC 5745 (= PGC 52669)
Discovered (Jun 5, 1836) by
John Herschel
A 13th magnitude spiral galaxy (type Sa) in Libra (RA 14 45 01.8, Dec -13 56 48)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5745 (= GC 3986 = JH 3579, 1860 RA 14 37 23, NPD 103 20.8) is "very faint, small, extended, pretty suddenly a little brighter middle".
Physical Information: Apparent size 1.7 by 1.2 arcmin. There is a 15th magnitude 0.3 by 0.3 arcmin brightening at RA 14 45 01.1, Dec -13 56 56 (just to the southwest of the nucleus of NGC 5745) that is listed as possibly being a superimposed compact galaxy, and the PanSTARRS image shows that supposition is correct.
DSS image of region near spiral galaxy NGC 5745
Above, a 12 arcmin wide DSS image centered on NGC 5745
Below, a 2.4 arcmin wide DSS image of the galaxy
DSS image of spiral galaxy NGC 5745 and a superimposed compact galaxy
Below, a 2 arcmin wide PanSTARRS image of the galaxy and its apparent companion
PanSTARRS image of spiral galaxy NGC 5745 and its apparent companion

NGC 5746 (= PGC 52665)
Discovered (Feb 24, 1786) by
William Herschel
Also observed (date?) by John Herschel
A 10th magnitude spiral galaxy (type SBb) in Virgo (RA 14 44 55.7, Dec +01 57 22)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5746 (= GC 3987 = JH 1874 = WH I 126, 1860 RA 14 37 50, NPD 87 27.1) is "bright, large, very much extended 170░, brighter middle and bright nucleus". (Note: The GC uses the shorthand bMBN for the last entry, misrecorded in the NGC as bmBN.)
Physical Information: Apparent size 7.4 by 1.3 arcmin

NGC 5747 (=
IC 4493 = PGC 52638)
Discovered (Mar 15, 1784) by William Herschel (and later listed as NGC 5747)
Discovered (Apr 12, 1898) by Guillaume Bigourdan (and later listed as IC 4493)
A 14th magnitude spiral galaxy (type Sb) in Bo÷tes (RA 14 44 20.7, Dec +12 07 55)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5747 (= GC 3988 = WH III 48, 1860 RA 14 38 26, NPD 77 18.5) is "extremely faint, small".
Physical Information: Apparent size 0.8 by 0.8 arcmin

NGC 5748 (= PGC 52672)
Discovered (Jun 14, 1882) by
╔douard Stephan
A 15th magnitude spiral galaxy (type S) in Bo÷tes (RA 14 45 05.0, Dec +21 55 00)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5748 (Stephan list XII (#67), 1860 RA 14 38 44, NPD 67 29.5) is "extremely faint, very small".
Physical Information: Apparent size 0.8 by 0.5 arcmin

NGC 5749 (= OCL 930)
Discovered (May 7, 1826) by
James Dunlop
Also observed (date?) by John Herschel
A 9th magnitude open cluster (type IV1p) in Lupus (RA 14 48 48.8, Dec -54 29 37)
Historical Identification: Per Dreyer, NGC 5749 (= GC 3989 = JH 3580, Dunlop 356, 1860 RA 14 38 57, NPD 143 56.2) is a "cluster, pretty large, pretty rich, a little compressed, stars from 10th to 11th magnitude".
DSS image of region near open cluster NGC 5749
Above, a 12 arcmin wide DSS image centered on NGC 5749
Celestial Atlas
(NGC 5650 - 5699) ←     NGC Objects: NGC 5700 - 5749     → (NGC 5750 - 5799)