NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 9:32:6.2
Declination: +8:26:32
Constellation: LEO
Visual Magnitude: 12.7

Historic Information

Discoverer: Herschel W.
Year of discovery: 1785
Discovery aperture: 18.7


Summary description: F, pS, lE, gbM
Sub-type: Sc

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 2906 17.5" (4/13/91): moderately bright, fairly small, elongated 2:1 WSW-ENE, broadly concentrated halo, brighter along the major axis. A mag 12 star is 2.9' SW and a mag 11 star 3.6' SSW.