NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 9:34:57.5
Declination: +21:42:16
Constellation: LEO
Visual Magnitude: 12.1

Historic Information

Discoverer: Herschel W.
Year of discovery: 1784
Discovery aperture: 18.7


Summary description: F, S, vlE
Sub-type: Sb

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 2916 17.5" (1/31/87): fairly bright, moderately large, bright core, elongated SSW-NNE. A mag 12.5 star is 1.7' SSW of center.