NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 9:38:7.9
Declination: +9:31:25
Constellation: LEO
Visual Magnitude: 12.4

Historic Information

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


Summary description: vF, S, vlE, bM, Δ st nf
Sub-type: Sbc

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 2939 17.5" (2/20/88): fairly faint, fairly small, elongated 2:1 NNW-SSE, bright core. Forms a pair with NGC 2940 5.6' N. IC 548 lies 5.4' SSE (not seen).